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DLN: 93493270005081 



Form 



990 



Department of the Treasury 
Internal Revenue Service 



Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax 

Under section 501(c), 527, or 4947(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code (except black lung 

benefit trust or private foundation) 

Hhe organization may have to use a copy of this return to satisfy state reporting requirements 



OMB No 1545-0047 



2010 



Open to Public 
Inspection 



C Name of organization 

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 



Doing Business As 



A For the 2010 c alendar year, or tax year beginning 01-01-2010 and ending 12-31-2010 

B Check if applicable 

| Address change 

| Name change 

| Initial return 

| Terminated 

| Amended return 

| Application pending 



Number and street (or P box if mail is not delivered to street address) 
11250 WAPLES MILL ROAD 



Room/suite 



City or town, state or country, and ZIP + 4 
FAIRFAX, VA 220307400 



F Name and address of principal officer 
WILSON H PHILLIPS JR 
11250 WAPLES MILL RD 
FAIRFAX, VA 22030 



I Tax-exempt status |~~ 501(c)(3) p* 501(c) ( 4 ) ^ (insert no ) |~" 4947(a)(1) or P 527 



J Website: ►■ www nra org 



D Employer identification number 

53-0116130 



E Telephone number 

(703) 267-1000 



G Gross receipts $ 253,051,952 



H(a) Is this a group return for affiliates 7 I Yes r No 

H(b) Are all affiliates included? |~" Yes |~~ No 

If "No," attach a list (see instructions) 
H(c) Group exemption number ►■ 



K Form of organization p" Corporation | Trust | Association | Other ►■ 



L Year of formation 1905 M State of legal domicile VA 



Summary 



V 


l 

2 
3 


3nefly describe the organization's mission or most significant activities 

ro PROTECT AND DEFEND THE U S CONSTITUTION, TO PROMOTE PUBLIC SAFETY, LAW AND ORDER, AND THE 
MATIONAL DEFENSE, TO TRAIN LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, TO TRAIN CIVILIANS IN MARKSMANSHIP, TO FOSTER 
!\ND PROMOTE THE SHOOTING SPORTS, TO PROMOTE HUNTER SAFETY TO PROTECT AND DEFEND THE U S 
INSTITUTION TO PROMOTE PUBLIC SAFETY, LA WAND ORDER, AND THE NATIONAL DEFENSE TO TRAIN LAW 
ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO TRAIN CIVILIANS IN MARKSMANSHIP TO FOSTER AND PRO MOTE THE SHOOTING 
5PORTSTO PROMOTE HUNTERSAFETY 


1 
'3 








■4 
% 


3 heck this box ^j if the organization discontinued its operations or disposed of more than 25% of it 
Mumber of voting members of the governing body (Part VI, line la) . 


5 net assets 

3 76 


4 N umber of independent voting members of the governing body (Part VI, line 1 b) .... 

5 Total number of individuals employed in calendar year 20 10 (Part V, line 2a) 

6 Total number of volunteers (estimate if necessary) .... 
7aTotal unrelated business revenue from Part VIII, column (C), line 12 

b Net unrelated business taxable income from Form 990-T, line 34 


4 


72 


* 


5 


781 




6 


125,000 




7a 


22,545,060 




7b 


-480,264 




10 Investment income (Part VIII, column (A), lines 3, 4, and 7d ) . 

11 Other revenue (Part VIII, column (A), lines 5, 6d, 8c, 9c, 10c, and lie) 

12 Total revenue— add lines 8 through 11 (must equal Part VIII, column (A), line 
12) 


Prior Year 


Current Year 




190,620,182 


71,145,801 


3i 


5,753,381 


107,083,801 


> 


-131,048 


3,460,273 


DC 


41,301,989 


46,121,404 




237,544,504 


227,811,279 




13 Grantsandsimilaramountspaid(PartIX,column(A),hnesl-3) . 

14 Bene fits paid to or for members (Part IX, column (A ), line 4) 

15 Salaries, other compensation, employee benefits (Part IX, column (A), lines 5- 
10) 

16a Professional fundraising fees (Part IX, column (A ), line 1 le) .... 
D Total fundraising expenses (Part IX, column (D), line 25) ^-33, 912, 021 

17 Other expenses (Part IX, column (A), lines lla-lld, llf-24f) .... 

18 Total expenses Add lines 13-17 (must equal Part IX, column (A), line 25) 


312,500 


219,500 









% 


51,967,645 


51,666,650 




7,116,019 


7,989,955 








176,964,817 


183,658,170 




236,360,981 


243,534,275 




1,183,523 


-15,722,996 


Ma 


20 Total assets (Part X, line 16) 

21 Total liabilities (Part X, line 26) 


Beginning of Current 
Year 


End of Year 


160,315,364 


163,781,200 


122,740,032 


139,630,906 




37,575,332 


24,150,294 


Part II 


Signature Block 



Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have examined this return, including accompanying schedules and statements, and 
knowledge and belief, it is true, correct, and complete. Declaration of preparer (other than officer) is based on all information 
knowledge. 



to the best of my 

of which preparer has any 



Sign 
Here 



2011-09-26 



Signature of officer 



WILSON H PHILLIPS JR TREASURER AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFIC 



Date 



Type or print name and title 



Paid 

Preparer 
Use Only 



Print/Type 
preparer's name 



JAMES P SWEENEY 



Firm's name ► RSM MCGLADREY INC 



Preparer's signature 



JAMES P SWEENEY 



Date 
2011-09-26 



Check if self- 
employed ► I 



PTIN 



Firm's EIN 



Firm's address ► 8000 TOWERS CRESCENT DR STE 500 
VIENNA, VA 22184 



Phone no ► (703) 336- 
6400 



May the IRS discuss this return with the preparer shown above 7 (see instructions) 



p"Yes I - Nc 



For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the separate instructions. 



Cat No 11282Y 



Form 990 (2010) 



Form 990 (2010) 



Page 2 



Statement of Program Service Accomplishments 

Check if Schedule contains a response to any question in this Part III 



■ F 



1 Briefly describe the organization's mission 

TO PROTECT AND DEFEND THE US CONSTITUTION 



Did the organization undertake any significant program services during the year which were not listed on 

the prior Form 990 or 990-EZ? |~" Yes p* No 

If "Yes," describe these newservices on Schedule 



Did the organization cease conducting, or make significant changes in how it conducts, any program 
services 7 

If "Yes," describe these changes on Schedule 



F Yes F No 



Describe the exempt purpose achievements for each of the organization's three largest program services by expenses 
Section 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations and section 4947(a)(1) trusts are required to report the amount of grants and 
allocations to others, the total expenses, and revenue, if any, for each program service reported 



4a 



(Code 



(Expenses $ 



38,859,989 including grants of $ 



39,500 ) (Revenue $ 



18,297,536 



EDUCATIONAL, COMPETITIVE, COMMUNITY SERVICE AND TRAINING PROGRAMS NRA PROVIDES A BROAD SPECTRUM OF HIGH QUALITY SERVICES TO TRAIN, 
INFORM AND INSTRUCT THE MEMBERSHIP AND GENERAL PUBLIC OF 80 MILLION GUNOWNERS WITH REGARD TO THEIR INALIENABLE SECOND AMENDMENT 
RIGHTS NRA CONTINUES TO BE THE PREMIER LEADER IN FIREARMS EDUCATION AND SAFETY NRA OUTREACH FOR YOUTH IN THE HUNTING AND SHOOTING 
SPORTS ALSO INCLUDES YOUTH SCHOLARSHIPS AND SHOOTING CAMPS TO BUILD AND FOSTER THE NEXT GENERATIONS IN AMERICA VISIT NRA ORG AND 
NRANEWS COM FOR MORE INFORMATION, AND PARTICIPATE IN NRA SOCIAL NETWORKING THROUGH FACEBOOK, TWITTER AND YOUTUBE 



4b 



4c 



(Code 



) (Expenses $ 



36,029,923 including grants of $ 



) (Revenue $ 



22,428,263 



NRA PUBLICATIONS THE PRIMARY MISSION IS TO PROVIDE MEMBERS WITH MONTHLY PRINT AND DIGITAL MAGAZINES CONTAINING THE MOST AUTHORITATIVE 
ARTICLES ON FIREARMS, HUNTING, LEGISLATIVE AND LEGAL ACTION FROM RECOGNIZED LEADERS ALL NRA MEDIA VEHICLES SERVE TO EDUCATE AND INFORM ON 
NRAS PURPOSES AND OBJECTIVES FOR ACCESS TO NRAS EXPANDED MEDIA PRESENCE AND OFFICIAL JOURNALS, VISIT NRAPUBLICATIONS ORG 



(Code 



) (Expenses $ 



21,288,446 including grants of $ 



180,000 ) (Revenue $ 



LEGISLATIVE ACTION AS THE FOREMOST PROTECTOR AND DEFENDER OF THE U S CONSTITUTION, NRA ADVOCATES AGAINST EFFORTS TO ERODE THE SECOND 
AMENDMENT, FIGHTS FOR INITIATIVES AIMED AT REDUCING VIOLENT CRIME, AND PROMOTES HUNTERS RIGHTS AND CONSERVATION EFFORTS NATIONWIDE NRA 
LEGISLATIVE ACTION INVOLVES FIREARMS RIGHTS, REGULATIONS AND LAWS, RANGE PROTECTION, INTERNATIONAL GUN CONTROL THREATS, WORKERS 
PROTECTION, SELF-DEFENSE, FREE SPEECH RIGHTS, AND A HOST OF RELATED MATTERS VISIT NRAILA ORG FOR THE LATEST UPDATES 



4d Other program services (Describe in Schedule O ) 

(Expenses $ 88,852,887 including grants of $ 



) (Revenue $ 



100,990,554 ) 



4e Total program service ex pe rises ►-$ 



185,031,245 



Form 990 (2010) 



990 (2010) 



Page 3 



Part IV 



Checklist of Required Schedules 



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Is the organization described in section 501 (c)(3) or4947(a)(l) (other than a private foundation) 7 If "Yes," 
complete Schedule A 

Is the organization required to complete Schedule B, Schedule of Contributors (see instruction) 7 TS . 

Did the organization engage in direct or indirect political campaign activities on behalf of or in opposition to 
candidates for public office 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule C, Part I 

Section 501(c)(3) organizations. Did the organization engage in lobbying activities, or have a section 501(h) 
election in effect during the tax year 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule C, Part II 

Is the organization a section 501(c)(4), 501(c)(5), or 501(c)(6) organization that receives membership dues, 
assessments, or similar amounts as defined in Revenue Procedure 98- 19 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule C, Part 
III 

Did the organization maintain any donor advised funds or any similar funds or accounts where donors have the 
right to provide advice on the distribution or investment of amounts in such funds or accounts 7 If "Yes," complete 
Schedule D, Part I 

Did the organization receive or hold a conservation easement, including easements to preserve open space, 
the environment, historic land areas or historic structures 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part II . 

Did the organization maintain collections of works of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets 7 If "Yes," 
complete Schedule D, Part III ® 

Did the organization report an amount in Part X, line 21, serve as a custodian foramounts not listed in Part X, or 
provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt negotiation services 7 If "Yes," 
complete Schedule D, Part IV 

Did the organization, directly or through a related organization, hold assets in term, permanent, or quasi- 
endowments 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part VTS 

If the organization's answerto any of the following questions is v Yes,'then complete Schedule D, Parts VI, VII, 
VIII, IX, or X as applicable 

Did the organization report an amount for land, buildings, and equipment in Part X, ImelO 7 If "Yes," complete 
Schedule D, Part 1/7.® 

Did the organization report an amount for investments— other securities in Part X, line 12 that is 5% or more of 
its total assets reported in Part X, line 16 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part VII. 

Did the organization report an amount for investments— program related in Part X, line 13 that is 5% or more of 
its total assets reported in Part X, line 16 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part VIII. 

Did the organization report an amount for other assets in Part X, line 15 that is 5% or more of its total assets 
reported in Part X, line 16 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part IX. 

Did the organization report an amount for other liabilities in Part X, line 2 5 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule D, Part X.TB 



Did the organization's separate or consolidated financial statements for the tax year include a footnote that 
addresses the organization's liability for uncertain tax positions under FIN 48 (ASC 740 ) 7 If "Yes," complete 
Schedule D, Part X.® 

Did the organization obtain separate, independent audited financial statements for the tax year 7 If "Yes," 
complete Schedule D, Parts XI, XII, and XIII ® 

Was the organization included in consolidated, independent audited financial statements forthe tax year 7 If 
"Yes," and if the organization answered 'No' to line 12a, then completing Schedule D, Parts XI, XII, and XIII is optional 
® 

Is the organization a school described in section 17 0(b)(l)(A)(n) 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule E 

Did the organization maintain an office, employees, or agents outside of the United States 7 .... 

Did the organization have aggregate revenues or expenses of more than $10,000 from grantmaking, fund raising, business, and program 
service activities outside the United States 7 If "Yes, " complete Schedule F, Parts I and IV TS 

Did the organization report on Part IX, column (A), line 3, more than $5,000 of grants or assistance to any 
organization or entity located outside the U S 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule F, Parts II and IV . 

Did the organization report on Part IX, column (A), line 3, more than $5,000 of aggregate grants or assistance to 
individuals located outside the U S 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule F, Parts III and IV . 

Did the organization report a total of more than $15,000, of expenses for professional fundraising services on 
Part IX, column (A), lines 6 and lie 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule G, Parti (see instructions) TS 

Did the organization report more than $15,000 total of fundraising event gross income and contributions on Part 
VIII, lines lc and 8a 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule G, Part II ® 

Did the organization report more than $15,000 of gross income from gaming activities on Part VIII, line 9a 7 If 
"Yes," complete Schedule G, Part III 

Did the organization operate one or more hospitals 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule H 

If "Yes" to line 20a, did the organization attach its audited financial statement to this return 7 Note. Some Form 
990 filers that operate one or more hospitals must attach audited financial statements (see instructions) 



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Yes 



Yes 



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Yes 



Yes 



Yes 



Yes 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



Form 990 (2010) 



990 (2010) 



Page 4 



Part IV 



Checklist of Required Schedules (continued) 



21 Did the organization report more than $5,000 of grants and other assistance to governments and organizations in 
the United States on Part IX, column (A), line l 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule I, Parts I and II . . ® 

22 Did the organization report more than $5,000 of grants and other assistance to individuals in the United States 
on Part IX, column (A), line 2 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule I, Parts I and III ® 

23 Did the organization answer "Yes" to Part VII, Section A, questions 3, 4, or 5, about compensation of the 
organization's current and former officers, directors, trustees, key employees, and highest compensated 
employees 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule J 7S 

24a Did the organization have a tax-exempt bond issue with an outstanding principal amount of more than $100,000 
as ofthe last day ofthe year, that was issued after December 31, 2 00 2 7 If "Yes," answer lines 24b-24d and 
complete Schedule K. If "No," go to line 25 

b Did the organization invest any proceeds of tax-exempt bonds beyond a temporary period exception 7 . 

c Did the organization maintain an escrow account other than a refunding escrow at any time during the year 

to defease any tax-exempt bonds 7 

d Did the organization act as an "on behalf of" issuer for bonds outstanding at any time during the year 7 . 

25a Section 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations. Did the organization engage in an excess benefit transaction with 
a disqualified person during the year 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule L, Part I 

b Is the organization aware that it engaged in an excess benefit transaction with a disqualified person in a prior 
year, and that the transaction has not been reported on any ofthe organization's prior Forms 990 or 990-EZ 7 If 
"Yes," complete Schedule L, Part I 

26 Was a loan to or by a current or former officer, director, trustee, key employee, highly compensated employee, or 
disqualified person outstanding as ofthe end ofthe organization's tax year 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule L, 

Part II 

27 Did the organization provide a grant or other assistance to an officer, director, trustee, key employee, substantial 
contributor, or a grant selection committee member, or to a person related to such an individual 7 If "Yes," 
complete Schedule L, Part III 

28 Was the organization a party to a business transaction with one ofthe following parties 7 (see Schedule L, Part IV 
instructions for applicable filing thresholds, conditions, and exceptions) 

a A current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule L, Part 

IV © 

b A family memberofa current orformerofficer, director, trustee, or key employee 7 If "Yes," 
complete Schedule L, Part IV 

c An entity of which a current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee (or a family member thereof) was 
an officer, director, trustee, or direct or indirect owner 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule L, Part IV . 

29 Did the organization receive more than $2 5,000 in non-cash contributions 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule M 

30 Did the organization receive contributions of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets, or qualified 
conservation contributions 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule M 

31 Did the organization liquidate, terminate, or dissolve and cease operations 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule N, 
Parti 

32 Did the organization sell, exchange, dispose of, or transfer more than 25% of its net assets 7 If "Yes," complete 
Schedule N, Part II 

33 Did the organization own 100% of an entity disregarded as separate from the organization under Regulations 
sections 301 7701-2 and 301 7701-3 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule R, Parti 

34 Was the organization related to any tax-exempt or taxable entity 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule R, Parts II, III, IV, 
and V, line 1 © 

35 Is any related organization a controlled entity within the meaning of section 5 12(b)(13) 7 

a Did the organization receive any payment from or engage in any transaction with a controlled entity within the 
meaning of section 5 12(b)(13) 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule R, Part V, line 2 . . . TffiJ p"Yes | No 

36 Section 501(c)(3) organizations. Did the organization make any transfers to an exempt non-charitable related 
organization 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule R, Part V, line 2 

37 Did the organization conduct more than 5% of its activities through an entity that is not a related organization 
and that is treated as a partnership for federal income tax purposes 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule R, Part VI 

38 Did the organization complete Schedule O and provide explanations in Schedule O for Part VI, lines 11 and 19 7 
Note. A II Form 990 filers are required to complete Schedule O 



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Form 990 (2010) 



Form 990 (2010) 



Page 5 



Statements Regarding Other IRS Filings and Tax Compliance 

Check if Schedule contains a response to any question in this Part V 



.r 



la Enterthe number reported in Box 3 ofForm 1096 Enter-0- ifnotapphcable 
b Enterthe numberofForms W-2G included in line la Enter -0- if not applicable 



la 



lb 



872 



c Did the organization comply with backup withholding rules for reportable payments to vendors and reportable 
gaming (gambling) winnings to prize winners 7 

2a Enter the number of employees reported on Form W-3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax 
Statements filed for the calendar year ending with or within the year covered by this 
return 2a 



781 



b If at least one is reported on line 2a, did the organization file all required federal employment tax returns' 

Note. If the sum of lines la and 2a is greater than 2 50, you may be required to e-file (see instructions) 

3a Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the 

year 7 



b If "Yes," has it filed a Form 990-T for this year 7 If "No," provide an explanation in Schedule O 



4a At any time during the calendar year, did the organization have an interest in, or a signature or other authority 
over, a financial account in a foreign country (such as a bank account, securities account, or other financial 
account) 7 .... 

If "Yes," enterthe name of the foreign country ►■ 



See instructions for filing requirements for Form TD F 90-22 1, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts 

5a Was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction at any time during the tax year 7 . 

b Did any taxable party notify the organization that it was or is a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction 7 

c If "Yes" to line 5a or 5b, did the organization file Form 8886-T 7 

6a Does the organization have annual gross receipts that are normally greaterthan $100,000, and did the 
organization solicit any contributions that were not tax deductible 7 

b If "Yes," did the organization include with every solicitation an express statement that such contributions or gifts 
were not tax deductible 7 

7 Organizations that may receive deductible contributions under section 170(c). 

a Did the organization receive a payment in excess of $75 made partly as a contribution and partly for goods and 
services provided to the payor 7 

b If "Yes," did the organization notify the donor of the value of the goods or services provided 7 

c Did the organization sell, exchange, or otherwise dispose of tangible personal property for which it was required to 
file Form 8282 7 



d If "Yes," indicate the number of Forms 8282 filed during the year 



7d 



a 
b 
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a 
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11 

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Did the organization receive any funds, directly or indirectly, to pay premiums on a personal benefit 
contract 7 

Did the organization, during the year, pay premiums, directly or indirectly, on a personal benefit contract 7 . 

If the organization received a contribution of qualified intellectual property, did the organization file Form 8899 as 
required 7 

If the organization received a contribution of cars, boats, airplanes, or other vehicles, did the organization file a 
Form 1098-C 7 

Sponsoring organizations maintaining donor advised funds and section 509(a)(3) supporting organizations. Did 

the supporting organization, or a donor advised fund maintained by a sponsoring organization, have excess 
business holdings at any time during the year 7 

Sponsoring organizations maintaining donor advised funds. 

Did the organization make any taxable distributions under section 4966 7 

Did the organization make a distribution to a donor, donor advisor, or related person 7 

Section 501(c)(7) organizations. Enter 



Initiation fees and capital contributions included on Part VIII, line 12 

Gross receipts, included on Form 990, Part VIII, line 12, for public use of club 
facilities 

Section 501(c)(12) organizations. Enter 

Gross income from members or shareholders 



10a 



10b 



Gross income from other sources (Do not net amounts due or paid to other sources 
against amounts due or received from them ) 



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lib 



12b 



Section 4947(a)(1) non-exempt charitable trusts. Is the organization filing Form 990 in lieu ofForm 1041 7 

If "Yes," enter the amount of tax-exempt interest received or accrued during the 
year 

Section 501(c)(29) qualified nonprofit health insurance issuers. 

Is the organization licensed to issue qualified health plans in more than one state 7 

Note. See the instructions for additional information the organization must report on Schedule 



b Enter the amount of reserves the organization is required to maintain by the states 
in which the organization is licensed to issue qualified health plans 

c Enter the amount of reserves on hand 



13b 



13c 



14a Did the organization receive any payments for indoor tanning services during the tax year 7 . 

b If "Yes," has it filed a Form 720 to report these payments 7 If "No," provide an explanation in Schedule O 



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Form 990 (2010) 



Form 990 (2010) 



Page 6 



Governance, Management, and Disclosure For each "Yes" response to lines 2 through 7b below, and for 
a "No" response to lines 8a, 8b, or 10b below, describe the circumstances, processes, or changes in Schedule 
O. See instructions. 

CheckifScheduleOcontamsaresponsetoanyquestioninthisPartVI F" 



Section A. Governing Body and Management 
















Yes 


No 


la Enter the number of voting members of the governing body at the end of the tax 


la 


76 


2 






b Enter the number of voting members included in line la, above, who are 


lb 


72 




2 Did any officer, director, trustee, or key employee have a family relationship or a business relationship with any 


No 






3 Did the organization delegate control over management duties customarily performed by or underthe direct 
supervision of officers, directors or trustees, or key employees to a management company or other person 7 


3 




No 


4 Did the organization make any significant changes to its governing documents since the prior Form 990 was 
filed? 


4 




No 


5 Did the organization become aware during the year of a significant diversion of the organization's assets 7 


5 




No 




6 


Yes 








7a Does the organization have members, stockholders, or other persons who may elect one or more members of the 


7a 


Yes 








b A re any decisions of the governing body subject to approval by members, stockholders, or other persons 7 


7b 


Yes 




8 Did the organization contemporaneously document the meetings held or written actions undertaken during the 
year by the following 


8a 


Yes 










8b 


Yes 








9 Is there any officer, director, trustee, or key employee listed in Part VII, Section A, 
organization's mailing address 7 If "Yes," provide the names and addresses in Schec 


who cannot be reached at the 
ule O 


9 




No 



Section B. Policies (This Section B requests information about policies not required by the Internal 
Revenue Code.) 



10a Does the organization have local chapters, branches, or affiliates 7 

b If "Yes, "does the organization have written policies and procedures governing the activities of such chapters, 
affiliates, and branches to ensure their operations are consistent with those of the organization 7 .... 

11a Has the organization provided a copy ofthis Form 990 to all members of its governing body before filing the form 7 



b Describe in Schedule O the process, if any, used by the organization to reviewthis Form 990 



12a Does the organization have a written conflict of interest policy 7 If "No," go to line 13 



b Are officers, directors ortrustees, and key employees required to disclose annually interests that could give rise 
to conflicts 7 

c Does the organization regularly and consistently monitor and enforce compliance with the policy 7 If "Yes," 

describe in Schedule O how this is done 



13 
14 
15 



Does the organization have a written whistleblower policy 7 

Does the organization have a written document retention and destruction policy 7 

Did the process for determining compensation of the following persons include a review and approval by 
independent persons, comparability data, and contemporaneous substantiation of the deliberation and decision 7 

a The organization's CEO , Executive Director, or top management official 

b Other officers or key employees of the organization 

If "Yes" to line 15a or 15b, describe the process in Schedule O (See instructions ) 



16a Did the organization invest in, contribute assets to, or participate in a joint venture or similar arrangement with a 
taxable entity during the year 7 

b If "Yes," has the organization adopted a written policy or procedure requiring the organization to evaluate its 
participation in joint venture arrangements under applicable federal tax law, and taken steps to safeguard the 
organization's exempt status with respect to such arrangements 7 



10a 



10b 



11a 



12a 



12b 



12c 



13 



14 



15a 



15b 



16a 



16b 



Yes 



Yes 



Yes 



Yes 



Yes 



Yes 



Yes 



Yes 



Yes 



No 



No 



No 



Section C. Disclosure 



17 
18 



19 
20 



List the States with which a copy ofthis Form 990 is required to be filed^-VA , UT , PA , K , N Y , KY , DC , CA , A L 



Section 6104 requires an organization to make its Form 1023 (or 1024 if applicable), 990, and 990-T (501(c) 

(3)s only) available for public inspection Indicate how you make these available Check all that apply 

| Own website | A nother's website F" U pon request 

Describe in Schedule whether (and if so, how), the organization makes its governing documents, conflict of 

interest policy, and financial statements available to the public See Additional Data Table 

State the name, physical address, and telephone number of the person who possesses the books and records of the organization ►■ 
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OFAMERI 
11250 WAPLES MILL ROAD 
FAIRFAX, VA 220307400 

(703) 267-1000 

Form 990 (2010) 



Form 990 (2010) 

F^ffTTTI Compensation of Officers, Directors/Trustees, Key Employees, Highest Compensated 
Employees, and Independent Contractors 



Page 7 



Check if Schedule contains a response to any question in this Part VII 



■ F 



Section A. Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, and Highest Compensated Employees 

la Complete this table for all persons required to be listed Report compensation for the calendar year ending with or within the organization's 
tax year 

* Lis t all of the organization's current officers, directors, trustees (whether individuals or organizations), regardless of amount 
of compensation, and current key employees Enter -0- in columns (D), (E), and (F) if no compensation was paid 

* Lis t all of the organization's current key employees, if any See instructions for definition of "key employee " 

* List the organization's five current highest compensated employees (other than an officer, director, trustee or key employee) 
who received reportable compensation (Box 5 of Form W-2 and /or Box 7 of Form 1 099- M ISC) of more than $100,000 from the 
organization and any related organizations 

* Lis t all of the organization's former officers, key employees, and highest compensated employees who received more than $100,000 
of reportable compensation from the organization and any related organizations 

* Lis t all of the organization's former directors or trustees that received, in the capacity as a former director or trustee of the 
organization, more than $10,000 of reportable compensation from the organization and any related organizations 

List persons in the following order individual trustees or directors, institutional trustees, officers, key employees, highest 

compensated employees, and formersuch persons 

| Check this box if neither the organization nor any related organization compensated any current officer, director, or trustee 



(A) 

Name and Title 


(B) 

Average 

hours 

per 

week 

(describe 

hours 

for 
related 
organizations 

in 
Schedule 
0) 


(C) 

Position (check all 
that apply) 


(D) 

Reportable 

compensation 

from the 

organization (W- 

2/1099-MISC) 


(E) 

Reportable 

compensation 

from related 

organizations 

(W- 2/1099- 

MISC) 


(F) 

Estimated 

amount of other 

compensation 

from the 

organization and 

related 

organizations 




II 

n a. 
o c 

-* .-1- 

C 

i— H 

IT 
IT 




o 
2 


7T 
ID 

3 
o 


3- 

fD O 

o 

' 

■ 

R. 
<v 
c 


"n 
g 

to 






(1) WAYNE LAPIERRE 
EXEC VP 


57 00 






X 








835,469 





125,615 


(2) CHRIS W COX 
EXEC DIR, ILA 


57 00 






X 








588,412 





70,796 


(3) WILSON H PHILLIPS JR 
TREASURER 


52 00 






X 








519,338 





124,168 


(4) KAYNE B ROBINSON 

EXEC DIR, GENERAL OPERATIONS 


50 00 






X 








1,027,217 





45,056 


(5) EDWARD J LAND JR 
SECRETARY 


50 00 






X 








412,527 





45,832 


(6) RONALD LSCHMEITS 
PRESIDENT 


20 00 


X 




X 

















(7) DAVID A KEENE 
1ST VICE PRESIDENT 


20 00 


X 




X 

















(8) JAMES W PORTER II 
2ND VICE PRESIDENT 


20 00 


X 




X 

















(9) TYLER SCHROPP 

EXEC DIRECTOR, ADVANCEMENT 


52 00 










X 




442,476 





54,463 


(10) MARY CORRIGAN 
CHIEF OF STAFF 


40 00 










X 




329,168 





30,373 


(11) JOSEPH GRAHAM 
DIRECTOR, PUBLICATIONS 


40 00 










X 




352,474 





40,832 


(12) MICHAEL MARCELLIN 
MANAGING DIRECTOR 


40 00 










X 




345,102 





49,348 


(13) ROBERT MARCARIO 
DIRECTOR, MEMBERSHIP 


40 00 










X 




250,757 





44,773 


(14) JOE M ALLBAUGH 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(15) WILLIAM H ALLEN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(16) THOMAS P ARVAS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 






















Form 990 (2010) 



Form 990 (2010) 



Page 8 



Section A. Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, and Highest Compensated Employees (continued) 



(A) 

Name and Title 


(B) 

Average 

hours 

per 

week 

(describe 

hours 

for 
related 
organizations 

in 
Schedule 
O) 


(C) 

Position (check all 
that apply) 


(D) 

Reportable 

compensation 

from the 

organization (W- 

2/1099-MISC) 


(E) 

Reportable 

compensation 

from related 

organizations 

(W- 2/1099- 

MISC) 


(F) 

Estimated 

amount of other 

compensation 

from the 

organization and 

related 

organizations 




II 

dl a. 
o c 

-* i-t- 

c 

i— H 

ID 
ID 




o 
2 


7T 
ID 

3 
o 

0> 


o <& 
ID O 

o 

■ 

■a 

_■ 

IP 

G. 


"Fl 

g 

&> 






(17) SCOTT LBACH 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(18) WILLIAM A BACHENBERG 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(19) FE BACHHUBER JR 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(20) M CAROL BAMBERRY 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(21) BOB BARR 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(22) RONNIE G BARRETT 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(23) CLEL BAUDLER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(24) DAVID E BENNETT III 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(25) J KENNETH BLACKWELL 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(26) MATT BLUNT 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(27) DAN BOREN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(28) ROBERT K BROWN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(29) PETE BROWNELL 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(30) JOHN P BURTT 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(31) DAVID BUTZ 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 












151,033 








(32) J WILLIAM CARTER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(33) RICHARD CHILDRESS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(34) PATRICIA A CLARK 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(35) ALLAN D CORS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(36) CHARLES L COTTON 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(37) DAVID G COY 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(38) LARRY E CRAIG 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(39) JOHN LCUSHMAN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(40) WILLIAM H DAILEY 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(41) JOSEPH P DEBERGALIS JR 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(42) DONN C DIBIASIO 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(43) MANUEL FERNANDEZ 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(44) EDIE P FLEEMAN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(45) JOEL FRIEDMAN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(46) SANDRA S FROMAN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 












45,180 








(47) TOM GAINES 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(48) JAMES S GILMORE III 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(49) MARION P HAMMER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 












190,000 








(50) GRAHAM HILL 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(51) STEVE HORNADY 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(52) SUSAN HOWARD 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(53) ROY INN IS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(54) H JOAQUIN JACKSON 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(55) CURTIS S JENKINS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(56) D CYNTHIA JULIEN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(57) TOM KING 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(58) HERBERT A LANFORD JR 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(59) KARL A MALONE 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(60) CAROLYN D MEADOWS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(61) JOHN F MILIUS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(62) BILL MILLER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(63) OWEN P MILLS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(64) CLETA MITCHELL 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(65) GROVER G NORQUIST 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(66) OLIVER L NORTH 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(67) JOHNNY NUGENT 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(68) TED NUGENT 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(69) LANCE OLSEN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 












90,000 








(70) TIMOTHY W PAWOL 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(71) PETER J PRINTZ 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(72) TODD J RATHNER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(73) WAYNE ANTHONY ROSS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(74) CARLT ROWAN JR 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(75) DON SABA 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(76) ROBERT E SANDERS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(77) STEVEN C SCHREINER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(78) HAROLD W SCHROEDER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(79) TOM SELLECK 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(80) JOHN C SIGLER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(81) DWIGHT D VAN HORN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(82) ROBERT LVIDEN JR 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(83) HOWARD J WALTER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(84) JD WILLIAMS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(85) DENNIS L WILLING 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(86) ROBERT J WOS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















(87) DONALD E YOUNG 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















lb Sub-Total ►" 








c Total from continuation sheets to Part VII, Section A . . . . ^ 










5,579,153 




631,256 



2 Total number of individuals (including but not limited to those listed above) who received more than 
$100,000 in reportable compensation from the organization^-56 



3 Did the organization list any former officer, director or trustee, key employee, or highest compensated employee 
on line la 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule J for such individual 

4 For any individual listed on line la, is the sum of reportable compensation and other compensation from the 
organization and related organizations greater than $150,000? If "Yes," complete Schedule J for such 
individual 

5 Did any person listed on line la receive or accrue compensation from any unrelated organization or individual for 
services rendered to the organization 7 If "Yes," complete Schedule J for such person 



Yes 



Yes 



No 



No 



No 



Section B. Independent Contractors 


1 Complete this table for your five highest compensated independent contractors that received more than 
$100,000 of compensation from the organization 


(A) 

Name and business address 


(B) 

Description of services 


(C) 

Compensation 


INFOCISION 

325 SPRINGSIDE DR 

AKRON, OH 44333 


MEMBERSHIP PROC SOLICITOR 


12,397,032 


PALM COAST DATA 
11 COMMERCE BLVD 
PALM COAST, FL 32164 


MEMBERSHIP PROCESSING 


9,978,184 


VALTIM 

PO BOX 114 

FOREST, VA 24551 


FULFILLMENT CENTER 


9,814,106 


PM CONSULTING 
12100 WILSHIRE BLVD 
LOS ANGELES, CA 90025 


CONSULTING 


8,705,456 


POSTMASTER 
1735 N LYNN ST 
ARLINGTON, VA 22209 


POSTAGE SHIPPING 


8,408,585 


2 Total number of independent contractors (including but not limited to those listed above) who received more than 
$100,000 in compensation from the organization ^-29 





Form 990 (2010) 



Form 990 (2010) 



Page 9 



rJUmrmi statement ot Kevenue 
















(A) 

Total revenue 


(B) 

Related or 
exempt 
function 
revenue 


(C) 

U nrelated 
business 
revenue 


(D) 

Revenue 
excluded 

from 

tax 

under 
sections 

512, 
513, or 

514 


il 


la Federated campaigns . . la 

b Membership dues .... lb 

c Fundraising events . . . . lc 

d Related organizations ... Id 

e Government grants (contributions) i e 

f All other contributions, gifts, grants, and if 
similar amounts not included above 

g Noncash contributions included in lines la- If $ 

h Total. Add lines la-lf 


► 




71,145,801 












12,573,541 


Contributions, 
and other sim 




58,572,260 






'H 


2a PROGRAM FEES 


Business Code 


6,552,336 


6,552,336 






E 




s 

£ 


b 

MEMBER DUES 




100,531,465 


100,531,465 






1- 


c 


► 












d 












e 














f All other program service revenue 














107,083,801 










3 Investment income (including dividends, interest 

4 Income from investment of tax-exempt bond proceeds 


► 
► 
► 














852,154 






852,154 


















11,303,074 






11,303,074 




6a Gross Rents 

b Less rental 

expenses 
c Rental income 

or (loss) 


(i) Real 


(n) Personal 


-7,179 






-7,179 




1,536,497 






1,543,676 






-7,179 






d Net rental income or (loss) 




► 






7 a Gross amount 
from sales of 
assets other 
than inventory 
b Less cost or 
other basis and 
sales expenses 
c Gain or (loss) 


(i) Securities 


(n) Other 


2,608,119 






2,608,119 




19,870,269 






17,262,150 






2,608,119 










► 




3 

i 


8a Gross income from fundraisi 
(not including 


ng events 

line lc) 

a 


► 


429,695 


192,957 






192,957 


> 

* 


of contributions reported on 
See Part IV, line 18 . 




b Less direct expenses ... b 

c Net income or (loss) from fundraising events . 


236,738 






9a Gross income from gaming activities See Part IV 


line 19 . a 

b 


















c Net income or (loss) from gaming activities . 


> 








lOaGross sales of inventory, less 
returns and allowances 

a 

b Less cost of goods sold . . b 

c Net income or (loss) from sales of inventory . 


► 


17,943,309 


11,745,200 


10,067,029 


1,678,171 






6,198,109 








Miscellaneous Revenue 


Business Code 


20,922,249 


4,765 


20,866,889 


50,595 




"^ADVERTISING 


► 
► 


541800 




^SUBSCRIPTIONS 




541800 


1,506,014 


1,506,014 








c NRA CAFE SALES 


722210 


459,089 






459,089 




d A II other revenue .... 

e Total. Add lines 11a- lid 
















22,887,352 










12 Total revenue. See Instruct 


ons 


227,811,279 


118,661,609 


22,545,060 


15,458,809 



Form 990 (2010) 



Form 990 (2010) 



Page 10 



Statement of Functional Expenses 



Section 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations must complete all columns. 
All other organizations must complete column (A) but are not required to complete columns (B), (C), and i 


D). 




Do not include amounts reported on lines 6b, 
7b, 8b, 9b, and 10b of Part VIII. 


(A) 

Total expenses 


(B) 

Program service 
expenses 


(C) 

Management and 
general expenses 


(D) 

Fundraising 
expenses 


1 Grants and other assistance to governments and organizations 
in the U S See Part IV, line 21 


189,000 


189,000 






2 Grants and other assistance to individuals in the 
U S See Part IV, line 22 


30,500 


30,500 




3 Grants and other assistance to governments, 

organizations, and individuals outside the U S See 
Part IV, lines 15 and 16 









4 Benefits paid to or for members 









5 Compensation of current officers, directors, trustees, and 
key employees .... 


4,168,553 


2,196,138 


1,708,567 


263,848 


6 Compensation not included above, to disqualified persons 
(as defined under section 4958(f)(1)) and persons 
described in section 4958(c)(3)(B) .... 











7 Other salaries and wages 


33,141,573 


23,315,768 


7,421,684 


2,404,121 


8 Pension plan contributions (include section 401(k) and section 
403(b) employer contributions) .... 


7,284,170 


4,555,464 


2,206,761 


521,945 




4,524,889 


3,170,017 


1,030,643 


324,229 




2,547,465 


1,784,685 


580,242 


182,538 


a Fees for services (non-employees) 













3,582,244 


3,120,380 


461,864 






117,200 




117,200 















e Professional fundraising services See Part IV, line 17 . 


7,989,955 






7,989,955 




219,167 




219,167 




g Other 


4,665,094 


4,665,094 






12 Advertising and promotion .... 


28,506,230 


20,315,496 




8,190,734 




4,136,496 


2,125,967 


2,010,529 






5,894,109 


3,486,954 


2,407,155 




15 Royalties 













1,952,024 


992,051 


959,973 




17 Travel 


6,085,855 


4,733,186 


1,352,669 




18 Payments of travel or entertainment expenses for any federal, 











19 Conferences, conventions, and meetings .... 


5,338,324 


4,225,714 


1,112,610 




20 Interest 


1,369,546 


976,749 


392,797 

















2,508,907 


1,772,561 


736,346 






1,014,514 


1,014,514 






24 Other expenses Itemize expenses not covered above (List 

miscellaneous expenses in line 24f If line 24f amount exceeds 10% of 
line 25, column (A) amount, list line 24f expenses on Schedule O ) 










a MEMBER COMMUNICATIONS 


57,011,926 


45,243,773 




11,768,153 


b PRINTING AND SHIPPING 


23,975,743 


23,975,743 






c PROGRAM SERVICES 


16,696,651 


16,696,651 






d ADDITIONAL INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE 
ACTION 


9,943,784 


7,486,001 


1,236,714 


1,221,069 


e FULFILLMENT MATERIAL 


6,464,184 


5,814,882 


116,695 


532,607 


f All other expenses 


4,176,172 


3,143,957 


519,393 


512,822 


25 Total functional expenses. Add lines 1 through 24f 


243,534,275 


185,031,245 


24,591,009 


33,912,021 


26 Joint costs. Check here ►■ | if following 

SOP 98-2 (ASC 958-720) Complete this line only ifthe 
organization reported in column (B) joint costs from a 
combined educational campaign and fundraising solicitation 











Form 990 (2010) 



Form 990 (2010) 



Page 11 



ESIO 


Balance Sheet 














(A) 

Beginning of year 




(B) 

End of year 




l 

2 
3 
4 

5 

6 

7 
8 
9 
10a 

b 
11 
12 
13 
14 
15 
16 






1 






18,396,784 


2 


9,373,624 








2,528,075 


3 


3,244,548 










Receivables from current and former officers, directors, trustees, key employees, and 
highest compensated employees Complete Part II of 

Receivables from other disqualified persons (as defined under section 4958(f)(1)), 
persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B), and contributing employers, and 
sponsoring organizations of section 501(c)(9) voluntary employees' beneficiary 
organizations (see instructions) 


49,767,997 


4 


52,606,967 






5 








6 




3,133,320 


7 


3,111,070 








10,888,636 


8 


13,178,944 










2,167,086 


9 


2,739,275 










Land, buildings, and equipment cost or other basis Complete 
Part VI of Schedule D 


10a 


64,949,941 


36,186,545 


10c 






10b 


28,228,772 


36,721,169 








29,042,690 


11 


33,133,504 




Investments— program-related See Part IV, line 1 1 
OtherassetsSeePartIV,hnell 






3,341,890 


12 


4,602,761 






13 








14 






4,862,341 


15 


5,069,338 




Total assets. Add lines 1 through 15 (must equal line 34) . 






160,315,364 


16 


163,781,200 




17 
18 
19 
20 
21 
22 

23 
24 
25 
26 


Accounts payable and accrued expenses 

Escrow or custodial account liability Complete Part IV of Schedule D . 

Payables to current and former officers, directors, trustees, key 
employees, highest compensated employees, and disqualified 


59,109,001 


17 


59,163,137 






18 






28,119,095 


19 


28,336,891 






20 








21 








22 




Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties 
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties .... 






29,340,012 


23 


45,335,166 






24 






6,171,924 


25 


6,795,712 




122,740,032 


26 


139,630,906 


o 
re 


27 
28 
29 

30 
31 
32 
33 
34 


Organizations that follow SFAS 117, check here ►■ p" and complete lines 27 
through 29, and lines 33 and 34. 

Organizations that do not follow SFAS 117, check here ►■ { and complete 
lines 30 through 34. 

Retained earnings, endowment, accumulated income, or other funds 


11,164,773 


27 


-6,423,671 


(13 

00 


3,207,708 


28 


6,253,866 




23,202,851 


29 


24,320,099 


3 
LL. 

O 




30 








31 








32 




3 

^ 


37,575,332 


33 


24,150,294 








160,315,364 


34 


163,781,200 



Form 990 (2010) 



Form 990 (2010) 



Page 12 



Reconcilliation of Net Assets 

Check if Schedule contains a response to any question in this Part XI 



■ F 



1 Total revenue (must equal Part VIII, column (A), line 12) 

2 Total expenses (must equal Part IX, column (A), line 25) 

3 Revenue less expenses Subtract line 2 from line 1 . . . . 

4 Net assets orfund balances at beginning of year (must equal Part X, line 33, column (A)) 

5 Otherchangesinnetassetsorfundbalances(explainmScheduleO) 

6 Net assets orfund balances at end of year Combine lines 3, 4, and 5 (must equal Part X, line 33, column 
(B)) 



Part XII 



227,811,279 



243,534,275 



■15,722,996 



37,575,332 



2,297,958 



24,150,294 



Financial Statements and Reporting 

Check if Schedule contains a response to any question in this Part XII 



.r 



I - Cash F"Accrual Pother. 



2a 
b 

c 



Accounting method used to prepare the Form 990 

If the organization changed its method of accounting from a prior year or checked "Other," explain in 

Schedule O 

Were the organization's financial statements compiled or reviewed by an independent accountant 7 . 

Were the organization's financial statements audited by an independent accountant 7 



3a 
b 



If "Yes," to 2a or 2b, does the organization have a committee that assumes responsibility for oversight of the 
audit, review, or compilation of its financial statements and selection of an independent accountant 7 
If the organization changed either its oversight process or selection process during the tax year, explain in 
Schedule O 

If "Yes" to line 2a or 2b, check a box below to indicate whether the financial statements for the year were issued 
on a separate basis, consolidated basis, or both 

| Separate basis | Consolidated basis p" Both consolidated and separated basis 

As a result ofa federal award, was the organization required to undergo an audit or audits as set forth in the 
Single Audit Act and OMB Circular A-133 7 

If "Yes," did the organization undergo the required audit or audits 7 If the organization did not undergo the required 
audit or audits, explain why in Schedule and describe any steps taken to undergo such audits 



2a 



2b 



2c 



3a 



3b 



Yes No 



Yes 



Yes 



No 



Form 990 (2010) 



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DLN: 93493270005081 



SCHEDULE D 

(Form 990) 



Department of the Treasury 
Internal Revenue Service 



Supplemental Financial Statements 

►■ Complete if the organization answered "Yes," to Form 990, 

Part IV, line 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12. 

►■ Attach to Form 990. ►■ See separate instructions. 



0MB No 1545-0047 



2010 



Open to Public 
Inspection 



Name of the organization 

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 



Employer identification number 



53-0116130 



Organizations Maintaining Donor Advised Funds or Other Similar Funds or Accounts. Complete if the 
organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 6. 



4 

5 

6 

7 
8 



(a) Donor advised funds 


(b) Funds and other accounts 



















1 Total number at end of year 

2 Aggregate contributions to (during year) 

3 Aggregate grants from (during year) 

4 Aggregate value at end of year 

5 Did the organization inform all donors and donor advisors in writing that the assets held in donor advised 
funds are the organization's property, subject to the organization's exclusive legal control 7 

6 Did the organization inform all grantees, donors, and donor advisors in writing that grant funds may be 

used only for charitable purposes and not for the benefit of the donor or donor advisor, or for any other purpose 
conferring impermissible private benefit 



f Yes f No 
f~ Yes f~ No 



Conservation Easements. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 7. 



Purpose(s) of conservation easements held by the organization (check all that apply) 

| Preservation of land for public use (e g , recreation or pleasure) | Preservation of an historically importantly land area 

| Protection of natural habitat I Preservation of a certified historic structure 

| Preservation of open space 

Complete lines 2a-2d if the organization held a qualified conservation contribution in the form of a conservation 
easement on the last day of the tax year 



Total number of conservation easements 



b Total acreage restricted by conservation easements 





Held at the End of the Year 


2a 




2b 




2c 




2d 





Number of conservation easements on a certified historic structure included in (a) 
Number of conservation easements included in (c) acquired after 8/17/06 

N umber of conservation easements modified, transferred, released, extinguished, or terminated by the organization during 
the taxable year ►■ 

Number of states where property subject to conservation easement is located ►■ 



Does the organization have a written policy regarding the periodic monitoring, inspection, handling of violations, and 
enforcement of the conservation easements it holds' I Yes 

Staff and volunteer hours devoted to monitoring, inspecting and enforcing conservation easements during the year ►■ 



f~ No 



Amount of expenses incurred in monitoring, inspecting, and enforcing conservation easements during the year ►■ $ 

Does each conservation easement reported on line 2(d) above satisfy the requirements of section 
170(h)(4)(B)(i) and 170(h)(4)(B)(n)? 



TYe 



f~ No 



In Part XIV, describe how the organization reports conservation easements in its revenue and expense statement, and 
balance sheet, and include, if applicable, the text of the footnote to the organization's financial statements that describes 
the organization's accounting for conservation easements 

Organizations Maintaining Collections of Art, Historical Treasures, or Other Similar Assets. 

Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 8. 

la If the organization elected, as permitted under SFAS 116, not to report in its revenue statement and balance sheet works of 

art, historical treasures, or other similar assets held for public exhibition, education or research in furtherance of public service, 
provide, in Part XIV, the text of the footnote to its financial statements that describes these items 

b If the organization elected, as permitted under SFAS 116, to report in its revenue statement and balance sheet works of art, 
historical treasures, or other similar assets held for public exhibition, education, or research in furtherance of public service, 
provide the following amounts relating to these items 



(■) Revenues included in Form 990, Part VIII, line 1 
(") Assets included in Form 990, Pa rtX 






If the organization received or held works of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets for financial gain, provide the 
following amounts required to be reported under SFAS 116 relating to these items 



Revenues included in Form 990, Part VIII, line 1 
Assets included in Form 990, Part X 






For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Int ructions for Form 990 



Cat No 52283D 



Schedule D (Form 990) 2010 



Schedule D (Form 990) 2010 



Page 2 



fTBTTT^ Org a nizations Maintaining Collections of Art, Historical Treasures, or Other Similar Assets (continued) 

3 Using the organization's accession and other records, check any of the following that are a significant use of its collection 
items (check all that apply) 

a F Public exhibition d I"" Loan or exchange programs 

b F Scholarly research e | Other 

c F Preservation for future generations 

4 Provide a description ofthe organization's collections and explain how they furtherthe organization's exempt purpose in 
Part XIV 



c 
d 
e 
f 
2a 
b 



During the year, did the organization solicit or receive donations of art, historical treasures or other similar 
assets to be sold to raise funds ratherthan to be maintained as part ofthe organization's collection 7 



TYe 



F No 



Escrow and Custodial Arrangements. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, 
Part IV, line 9, or reported an amount on Form 990, Part X, line 21. 

la 



Is the organization an agent, trustee, custodian or other intermediary for contributions or other assets not 
included on Form 990, Part X? 

b If "Yes," explain the arrangement in Part XIV and complete the following table 



TYe 



r~ no 



Beginning balance 

Additions during the year 

Distributions during the year 

Ending balance 

Did the organization include an amount on Form 990, Part X, line 21 ? 

If "Yes," explain the arrangement in Part XIV 





Amount 


lc 




Id 




le 




If 





TYe 



r~ no 



Endowment Funds. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 10. 



(a)Current Year 



8,687,890 



808,137 



549,205 



304,201 



30,020 



9,711,011 



(b)Prior Year 



6,920,616 



1,582,051 



750,029 



536,900 



27,906 



8,687,890 



(c)Two Years Back 



7,675,316 



487,022 



-1,205,479 



36,243 



6,920,616 



(d)Three Years Back 



la Beginning of year balance .... 

b Contributions 

c Investment earnings or losses 

d Grants or scholarships 

e Other expenditures for facilities 

and programs 

f Administrative expenses .... 

g End of year balance 

2 Provide the estimated percentage ofthe year end balance held as 

a Board designated or quasi-endowment ►■ 

b Permanent endowment ► 100 000% 

c Term endowment ►■ 
3a A re there endowment funds not in the possession ofthe organization that are held and administered for the 
organization by 
(i) unrelated organizations 

(ii) related organizations 

b If "Yes" to 3 a (i i ), are the related organizations listed as required on Schedule R ? 

4 Describe in Part XIV the intended uses ofthe organization's endowment funds 



(e)Four Years Back 





Yes 


No 


3a(i) 




No 


3a(ii) 


Yes 




3b 


Yes 





Tl* 1 Investments— Land, Buildings, and Equipment. See Form 990, Part X, line 10. 


Description of investment 


(a) Cost or other 
basis (investment) 


(b)Cost or other 
basis (other) 


(c) Accumulated 
depreciation 


(d) Book value 






4,902,450 




4,902,450 






47,869,332 


24,400,367 


28,828,275 
















12,178,159 


5,574,944 


2,990,444 


e Other 










Total. Add lines la-le (Column (d) should equal Form 990, Part X, column (B), line 10(c).) 


. . ► 


36,721,169 



Schedule D (Form 990) 2010 



Schedule D (Form 990) 2010 

mrt^TT ] Investments— Other Securities. See Form 990, Part X, line 12. 



Page 3 



(a) Description ofsecunty orcategory 
(including name of security) 


(b)Book value 


(c) Method of valuation 
Cost or end-of-year market value 


(l)Fmancial derivatives 






(2)Closely-held equity interests 






Other 






















































Total. (Column (b) should equal Form 990, Part X, col (B) line 12) * 







Part VIII 



Investments— Program Related. See Form 990, Part X, line 13 



(a) Description of investment type 



(b) Book value 



(c) Method of valuation 
Cost or end-of-year market value 



Total. (Column (b) should equal Form 990, Part X, col (B) line 13 ) 



Other Assets. See Form 990, Part X, line 15. 



(a) Description 



(b) Book value 



Total. (Column (b) should equal Form 990, Part X, col.(B) line 15.) 



Part X 



Other Liabilities. See Form 990, Part X, line 25. 



(a) Description of Liability 



Federal Income Taxes 



DERIVATIVE INSTRUMENT MARKET VALUATION 



OTHER MISCELLANEOUS LIABILITIES 



Total. (Column (b) should equal Form 990, Part X, col (B) line 25 ) p. 



(b) A mount 



1,000,000 



5,051,972 



743,740 



6,795,712 



2. Fin 48 (ASC 740) Footnote In Part XIV, provide the text of the footnote to the organization's financial statements that reports the 
organization's liability for uncertain tax positions under FIN 48 (ASC740) 

Schedule D (Form 990) 2010 



Schedule D (Form 990) 2010 



Page 4 



Reconciliation of Change in Net Assets from Form 990 to Financial Statements 



l 

2 
3 
4 
5 
6 
7 
8 
9 
10 



Total revenue (Form 990, Part VIII, column (A), line 12) 

Total expenses (Form 990, Part IX, column (A), line 25) 

Excess or (deficit) forthe year Subtract line 2 from line 1 

Net unrealized gains (losses) on investments 

Donated services and use of facilities 

Investment expenses 

Prior period adjustments 

Other (Describe in Part XIV) 

Total adjustments (net) Add lines 4-8 

Excess or (deficit) for the year per financial statements Combine lines 3 and 9 



10 



227,811,279 



243,534,275 



-15,722,996 



1,005,312 



1,292,646 



2,297,958 



-13,425,038 



Reconciliation of Revenue per Audited Financial Statements With Revenue per Return 



1 Total revenue, gains, and other support per audited financial statements 

2 Amounts included on line 1 but not on Form 990, Part VIII, line 12 

a Net unrealized gains on investments 

b Donated services and use of facilities 

c Recoveries of prior year grants 

d Other (Describe in Part XIV) 

e Add lines 2a through 2d 

3 Subtract line 2efrom line 1 

4 Amounts included on Form 990, Part VIII, line 12, but not on line 1 
a Investment expenses not included on Form 990, Part VIII, line 7b 

b Other (Describe in Part XIV) 

c Add lines 4a and 4b 



2a 



2b 



2c 



2d 



1,005,312 



830,644 



4a 



4b 



-7,711,285 



Total Revenue Add lines 3 and 4c. (This should equal Form 990, Part I, line 12 ) 



2e 



4c 



237,358,520 



1,835,956 



235,522,564 



-7,711,285 



227,811,279 



Part XIII 



Reconciliation of Expenses per Audited Financial Statements With Expenses per Return 



Total expenses and losses per audited financial 
statements 



a 
b 

c 
d 

e 



3 
4 



a 
b 

c 



Amounts included on line 1 but not on Form 990, Part IX, line 25 

Donated services and use of facilities 

Prior year adjustments 

Other losses 

Other (Describe in Part XIV) 

Add lines 2a through 2d 

Subtract line 2efrom line 1 

Amounts included on Form 990, Part IX, line 25, but not on line 1: 
Investment expenses not included on Form 990, Part VIII, line 7b 

Other (Describe in Part XIV) 

Add lines 4a and 4b 



2a 



2b 



2c 



2d 



7,279,783 



4a 



4b 



30,500 



Total expenses Add lines 3 and 4c. (This should equal Form 990, Part I, line 18 ) 



2e 



4c 



250,783,558 



7,279,783 



243,503,775 



30,500 



243,534,275 



Part XIV 



Supplemental Information 



Complete this part to provide the descriptions required for Part II, lines 3, 5, and 9, Part III, lines la and 4, Part IV, lines lb and 2b, 
Part V, line 4, Part X, Part XI, line 8, Part XII, lines 2d and 4b, and Part XIII, lines 2d and 4b Also complete this part to provide any 
additional information 



Identifier 


Return Reference 


Explanation 


III 


la 


FINANCIAL STATEMENT NOTE 1 THE VALUE OFTHE NRAS 
FIREARMS MUSEUM COLLECTION HAS BEEN EXCLUDED 
FROM THE ACCOMPANYING STATEMENTS OF FINANCIAL 
POSITION ONLY PURCHASES OF FIREARMS AND OTHER 
OBJECTS, AND NOT DONATIONS, ARE RECOGNIZED IN 
THE STATEMENTS OF ACTIVITIES FIREARMS AND OTHER 
OBJECTS THAT HAVE BEEN ACCESSIONED IN THE NRA 
MUSEUM ARE NOT INTENDED FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE 


III 


4 


THE NATIONAL FIRE A RMS MUSEUM PRO MOTES GUN 
COLLECTING AND PRESERVATION OF HISTORY THROUGH 
THE HERITAGE OF FIREARMS PLEASE VISIT 
NRA MUSEUM ORG FOR EXCITING INFORMATION 


V 


4 


NRA ENDOWMENT FUNDS BENEFIT NRA INSTITUTE FOR 
LEGISLATIVE ACTION, NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS, 
MARKSMANSHIP, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT 


X 


2 


MANAGEMENT EVALUATED THE NRAS TAX POSITIONS 
AND CONCLUDED THAT THE NRA HAD TAKEN NO 
UNCERTAIN TAX POSITIONS THAT REQUIRE ADJUSTMENT 
TO THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS TO COMPLY WITH THE 
PROVISIONS OF THIS GUIDANCE WITH FEW EXCEPTIONS, 
THE NRA IS NO LONGERSUBJECTTO INCOME TAX 
EXAMINATIONS BY THE U S FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL 
TAX AUTHORITIES FOR YEARS BEFORE 2007, WHICH IS 
THE STANDARD STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS LOOKBACK 
PERIOD 


XI 


8 


INCLUDES AGENCY TRANSACTIONS, UNREALIZED GAIN 
ON DERIVATIVE INSTRUMENT, AND ACCOUNTING 
PROCEDURE VALUATION ADJUSTMENT TO PENSION PLAN 


XII 


2d 


INCLUDES AGENCY TRANSACTIONS AND UNREALIZED 
GAIN ON DERIVATIVE INSTRUMENT 


XII 


4b 


INCLUDES COST OF GOODS SOLD, RENTAL EXPENSE, AND 
INTEREST ON ENDOWMENT GRANTS 


XIII 


2d 


INCLUDES COST OF GOODS SOLD, RENTAL EXPENSE, AND 
ACCOUNTING PROCEDURE VALUATION ADJUSTMENT TO 
PENSION PLAN 


XIII 


4b 


INCLUDES INTEREST ON ENDOWMENT GRANTS 



Schedule D (Form 990) 2010 



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DLN: 93493270005081 



SCHEDULE F 
(Form 990) 



Department of the Treasury 
Internal Revenue Service 



Statement of Activities Outside the United States 

► Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, 

Part IV, line 14b, 15, or 16. 

► Attach to Form 990. ► See separate instructions. 



OMB No 1545-0047 



2010 



Open to Public 
Inspect ion 



Name of the organization 

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 



Employer identification number 



53-0116130 



General Information on Activities Outside the United States. Complete if the organization answered 
"Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 14b. 

For grantmakers. Does the organization maintain records to substantiate the amount of the grants or 
assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and the selection criteria used to award 
the grants or assistance 7 f Yes f No 

For grantmakers. Describe in Part V the organization's procedures for monitoring the use of grant funds outside the 
United States 



3 Activites per Region (Use Part V if additional s 


Dace is needed 








(a) Region 


(b) Number of 

offices in the 

region 


(c) Number of 

employees or 

agents in region or 

independent 

contractors 


(d) Activities conducted in 

region (by type) (e g , 

fundraising, program services, 

investments, grants to 

recipients located in the 

region) 


(e) If activity listed in (d) is a 

program service, describe 

specific type of 

service(s) in region 


(f) Total 

expenditures for 

region/ investments 

in region 


Central America and the 
Caribbean 






INVESTMENTS 




4,000,000 


Central America and the 
Caribbean 






PROGRAM SERVICES 


LAW ENFORCE 
TRAINING 


25,000 






















































































































































































3a Sub-total 










4,025,000 


b Total from continuation sheets 
to Part I 












c Totals (add lines 3a and 3b) 










4,025,000 



For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990. 



Cat No 50082W 



Schedule F (Form 990) 2010 



Schedule F (Form 990) 2010 



Page 2 



Grants and Other Assistance to Organizations or Entities Outside the United States. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, 

Part IV, line 15, for any recipient who received more than $5,000. Check this box if no one recipient received more than $5,000 >- f 

Use Part V if additional space is needed. 



(a) Name of 
organization 



(b) IRS code 

section 
and EIN (if 
applicable) 



(c) Region 



(d) Purpose of 
grant 



(e) A mount of 
cash grant 



(f ) M anner of 

cash 
disbursement 



(g) A mount of 
of non-cash 
assistance 



(h) Description 
of non-cash 
assistance 



(i) Method of 

valuation 

(book, FMV, 

appraisal, other) 



2 Enter total number of recipient organizations listed above that are recognized as chanties by the foreign country, recognized as 
tax-exempt by the IRS, or for which the grantee or counsel has provided a section 501(c)(3) equivalency letter ► 

3 Enter total number of other organizations or entities ► 



Schedule F (Form 990) 2010 



Schedule F (Form 990) 2010 



Page 3 



Grants and Other Assistance to Individuals Outside the United States. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 16. 
Use Part V if additional space is needed. 



(a) Type of grant or 
assistance 



(b) Region 



(c) N umber of 
recipients 



(d) A mount of 
cash grant 



(e) M anner of cash 
disbursement 



(f ) A mount of 

non-cash 

assistance 



(g) Description 
of non-cash 
assistance 



(h) Method of 

valuation 

(book, FMV, 

appraisal, other) 



Schedule F (Form 990) 2010 



Schedule F (Form 990) 2010 Page 4 

Foreign Forms 



Was the organization a U S transferorofproperty to a foreign corporation during the tax year 7 If "Yes," the 

organization may be required to file Form 926 (see instructions for Form 926) I " es F " ° 

Did the organization have an interest in a foreign trust during the tax year 7 If " Yes," the organization may be 

required to file Form 3520 and/or Form 3520-A. (see instructions for Forms 3520 and 3520-A) f - Yes p" N o 

Did the organization have an ownership interest in a foreign corporation during the tax year 7 If "Yes," the 

organization may be required to file Form 5471, Information Return of U.S. Persons with respect to Certain Foreign 

Corporations, (see instructions for Form 5471) I Yes F ^° 

Was the organization a direct or indirect shareholder of a passive foreign investment company or a qualified 

electing fund during the tax year 7 If "Yes," the organization may be required to file Form 8621, Return by a 

Shareholder of a Passive Foreign Investment Company or Qualified Electing Fund, (see instructions for Form 8621) F ' es I ^° 

Did the organization have an ownership interest in a foreign partnership during the tax year 7 If "Yes," the 

organization may be required to file Form 8865, Return of U.S. Persons with respect to Certain Foreign Partnerships. 

(see instructions for Form 8865) V Yes F No 

Did the organization have any operations in or related to any boycotting countries during the tax year 7 If "Yes," 

the organization may be required to file Form 5713, International Boycott Report (see instructions for Form 

5713). r Yes F No 

Schedule F (Form 990) 2010 



Schedule F (Form 990) 2010 



Page 5 



Supplemental Information 

Complete this part to provide the information (see instructions) required in Part I, line 2, and any additional 
information. 



Identifier 


ReturnReference 


Explanation 







































































































































Schedule F (Form 990) 2010 



lefile GRAPHIC print - DO NOT PROCESS I As Filed Data 



I 



DLN: 93493270005081 



SCHEDULE G 

(Form 990 or 990-EZ) 



Department of the Treasury 
Internal Revenue Service 



Supplemental Information Regarding 
Fundraising or Gaming Activities 

Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, lines 17, 18, or 19, 

or if the organization entered more than $15,000 on Form 990-EZ, line 6a. 

F' Attach to Form 990 or Form 990-EZ. F' See separate instructions. 



0MB No 1545-0047 



2010 



Open to Public 
Inspection 



Name of the organization 

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 



Employer identification number 



53-0116130 



Fundraising Activities. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 17. 



1 Indicate whetherthe organization raised funds through any of the following activities Check all that apply 

a r Mail solicitations e I Solicitation of non-government grants 

b r Internet and e-mail solicitations f I Solicitation of government grants 

c r Phone solicitations g I Special fundraising events 

d I In-person solicitations 



2a Did the organization have a written or oral agreement with any individual (including officers, directors, trustees 

or key employees listed in Form 990, Part VII) or entity in connection with professional fundraising services 7 p" 



Yes 



No 



b If "Yes," list the ten highest paid individuals or entities (fund raisers) pursuant to agreements under which the fund raiser is 
to be compensated at least $5,000 by the organization Form 990-EZ filers are not required to complete this table 



(i) Name and address of 

individual 

or entity (fundraiser) 


(ii) Activity 


(iii) Did 

fundraiser have 

custody or 

control of 

contributions' 


(iv) Gross receipts 
from activity 


(v) A mount paid to 

(or retained by) 

fundraiser listed in 

col (i) 


(vi) A mount paid to 

(or retained by) 

organization 




Yes 


No 




INFOCISION 


PAID SOLICITOR 




No 


12,739,255 


7,687,860 


5,051,395 


STRATEGIC FUNDRAISING 


PAID SOLICITOR 




No 


450,077 


302,095 


147,982 


Total ► 


13,189,332 


7,989,955 


5,199,377 



3 List all states in which the organization is registered or licensed to solicit funds or has been notified it is exempt from registration or 
licensing 



KY, NY, PA, UT, VA 



For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990. 



Cat No 50083H 



Schedule G (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2010 



Schedule G (Form 990 or990-EZ)2010 



Page 2 



Fundraising Events. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 18, or reported 
more than $15,000 on Form 990-EZ, line 6a. List events with gross receipts greater than $5,000. 





1 

2 
3 


Gross receipts 

Less Charitable 
contributions 

Gross income (line 1 
minus line 2) . . . 


(a) Event #1 

ILA CHARLOTTE 

(event type) 


(b) Event #2 


(c) O ther Events 


(d) Total Events 

(Add col (a) through 

col (c)) 




(event type) 


(total number) 




3 


429,695 






429,695 














429,695 






429,695 




4 

5 
6 
7 
8 
9 

10 
11 


Cash prizes 
Non-cash prizes 
Rent/facility costs 
Food and beverages 
Entertainment 
Other direct expenses 






























CL 










■6 










c 


236,738 






236,738 




Direct expense summary Add line 
Net income summary Combine hn 


s 4 through 9 in column (d) . 




► 

* 


236,738 






192,957 



^ Gaming. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 19, or reported more than 
$15,000 on Form 990-EZ, line 6a. 



* 


1 Gross revenue .... 


(a) Bingo 


(b) Pull tabs/Instant 
bingo/progressive bingo 


(c) O ther gaming 


(d) Total gaming 

(Add col (a) through 

col (c)) 














2 Cash prizes .... 

3 Non-cash prizes 

4 Rent/facility costs 

5 Other direct expenses 










c 

■!■ 
CL 










l± 

■6 






















6 Volunteer labor 


r Yes % 
I - No 


r Yes % 
I - No 


r Yes % 
I - No 




7 Direct expense summary Add line 

8 Net gaming income summary Corr 








bine lines 1 and 7 in cok 




* 





* Enter the state(s) in which the organization operates gaming activities 

a Is the organization licensed to operate gaming activities in each of these states 7 
b If "No," Explain 



Yes 



No 



10a Were any ofthe organization's gaming licenses revoked, suspended ortermmated during the tax year 7 
b If "Yes," Explain 



Yes 



No 



Schedule G (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2010 



Schedule G (Form 990 or990-EZ)2010 



Page 3 



11 Does the organization operate gaming activities with nonmembers 7 

12 Is the organization a grantor, beneficiary ortrustee ofa trust ora memberofa partnership orotherentity 
formed to administer charitable gaming 7 

13 Indicate the percentage of gaming activity operated in 

a The organization's facility 

b An outside facility 

14 Provide the name and address of the person who prepares the organization's gaming/special events books and 
records 



13a 



13b 



\~ Yes \~ No 

I - Yes I" No 



Name ► 



Address ^ 

15a Does the organization have a contract with a third party from whom the organization receives gaming 

revenue 7 

b If "Yes," enterthe amount of gaming revenue received by the organization ► $ and the 

amount of gaming revenue retained by the third party ► $ 

c If "Yes," enter name and address 
Name ► 

Address ^ 
16 Gaming manager information 



r Yes r 



Yes I No 



I Independent contractor 



Name ► 

Gaming manager compensation ► $ 

Description of services provided ^ 

I Director/officer I Employee 

17 Mandatory distributions 

a Is the organization required under state law to make charitable distributions from the gaming proceeds to 

retain the state gaming license 7 | yes I 

b Enter the amount of distributions re qui red under state law distributed to other exempt organizations or spent 
in the organization's own exempt activities during the tax year^ $ 

Complete this part to provide additional information for responses to question on Schedule G (see 
instructions.) 



No 





Identifier 


ReturnReference 


Explanation 



Schedule G (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2010 



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Schedule I 


Grants and Other Assistance to Organizations, 
Governments and Individuals in the United States 

Complete if the organization answered "Yes," to Form 990, Part IV, line 21 or 22. 

► Attach to Form 990 


0MB No 1545-0047 


(Form 990) 


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Department of the Treasury 
Internal Revenue Service 


Open to Public 
Inspect ion 


Name of the organization 

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION 


OF AMERICA 




Employer identification number 

53-0116130 



General Information on Grants and Assistance 



1 Does the organization maintain records to substantiate the amount of the grants or assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and 
the selection criteria used to award the grants or assistance 7 

2 Describe in Part IV the organization's procedures for monitoring the use of grant funds in the United States 



F Ye 



f~ No 



Grants and Other Assistance to Governments and Organizations in the United States. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to 

Form 990, Part IV, line 21 for any recipient that received more than $5,000. Check this box if no one recipient received more than $5,000. Part II can be 

duplicated if additional space is needed ► f 



1 (a) Name and address of 

organization 

or government 


(b) EIN 


(c) IRC Code section 
if applicable 


(d) A mount of cash 
grant 


(e) A mount of non- 
cash 
assistance 


(f) Method of 
valuation 

(book, FMV, 

appraisal, 

other) 


(g) Description of 
non-cash assistance 


(h) Purpose of grant 
or assistance 


(1) LAW ENFORCEMENT 

ALLIANCE7700 LEESBURG 

OIKE 

FALLS CHURCH, VA 22043 


54-1798397 


501c4 


180,000 








LAW ENFORCEMENT 


(2) NATIONAL FDN FOR 
WOMEN LEGISLATORS910 
16TH ST NW 
WASHINGTON, DC 20006 


52-1480785 


501c3 


9,000 








SCHOLARSHIPS 



































































































































































2 Enter total number of section 50 1(c)(3) and government organizations 

3 Enter total number of other organizations 



For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990. 



Cat No 50055P 



Schedule I (Form 990) 2010 



Schedule I (Form 990) 2010 



Page 2 



Grants and Other Assistance to Individuals in the United States. Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 22. 
Use Schedule 1-1 (Form 990) if additional space is needed. 



(a)Type of grant or assistance 


(b)N umber of 
recipients 


(c)A mount of 
cash grant 


(d)A mount of 
non-cash assistance 


(e)Method of valuation 

(book, 
FMV, appraisal, other) 


(f )Descnption of non-cash assistance 


(1) UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS 


19 


30,500 

















































































Part IV 



Identifier 



Supplemental Information. Complete this part to provide the information required in Part I, line 2, and any other additional information. 

Return Reference Explanation 



NRA-ILA PROVIDES GRANT SUPPORT TO LEAA EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN IT IATIVES, AND NRA ACTIVELY 
ASSISTS NATIONAL FOUNDATION OF WOMEN LEGISLATORS IN THE SELECTION AND ADMINISTRATION OF N FWL 
SCHOLARSHIPS 



Schedule I (Form 990) 2010 



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Schedule J 

(Form 990) 



Department of the Treasury 
Internal Revenue Service 



Compensation Information 

For certain Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, and Highest 

Compensated Employees 

►■ Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, 

Part IV, question 23. 

►■ Attach to Form 990. ►■ See separate instructions. 



0MB No 1545-0047 



2010 



Open to Public 
Inspection 



Name of the organization 

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 



Employer identification number 

53-0116130 



Questions Regarding Compensation 



la Check the appro piate box(es) if the organization provided any of the following to or for a person listed in Form 
990, Part VII, Section A, line la Complete Part III to provide any relevant information regarding these items 

p" First-class or charter travel I Housing allowance or residence for personal use 

| Travel for companions I Payments for business use of personal residence 

p" Tax identification and gross-up payments p" Health or social club dues or initiation fees 

| Discretionary spending account I Personal services (e g , maid, chauffeur, chef) 

b If any of the boxes in line la are checked, did the organization follow a written policy regarding payment or 
reimbursement orprovision of all the expenses described above 7 If "No," complete Part III to explain 

2 Did the organization require substantiation prior to reimbursing or allowing expenses incurred by all 
officers, directors, trustees, and the CEO /Executive Director, regarding the items checked in line la 7 

3 Indicate which, if any, of the following the organization uses to establish the compensation of the 
organization's CEO/Executive Director Check all that apply 

p" Compensation committee I Written employment contract 

p" Independent compensation consultant p" Compensation survey or study 

| Form 990 of other organizations p" A pproval by the board or compensation committee 

4 During the year, did any person listed in Form 990, Part VII, Section A, line la with respect to the filing organization 
or a related organization 

a Receive a severance payment or change-of-control payment from the organization or a related organization 7 
b Participate in, or receive payment from, a supplemental nonqualified retirement plan 7 
c Participate in, or receive payment from, an equity-based compensation arrangement 7 

If "Yes" to any of lines 4a-c, list the persons and provide the applicable amounts for each item in Part III 

Only 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations only must complete lines 5-9. 

5 For persons listed in form 990, Part VII, Section A, line la, did the organization pay or accrue any 
compensation contingent on the revenues of 

a The organization 7 

b A ny related organization 7 

If "Yes," to line 5a or 5b, describe in Part III 

6 For persons listed in form 990, Part VII, Section A, line la, did the organization pay or accrue any 
compensation contingent on the net earnings of 

a The organization 7 

b A ny related organization 7 

If "Yes," to line 6a or6b, describe in Part III 

7 For persons listed in Form 990, Part VII, Section A, line la, did the organization provide any non-fixed 
payments not described in lines 5 and 6 7 If "Yes," describe in Part III 

8 Were any amounts reported in Form 990, Part VII, paid or accured pursuant to a contract that was 
subject to the initial contract exception described in Regs section 53 49 58-4(a)(3) 7 If "Yes," describe 
in Part III 

9 If "Yes" to line 8, did the organization also follow the rebuttable presumption procedure described in Regulations 
section 53 4958-6(c) 7 



lb 



4a 



4b 



4c 



5a 



5b 



6a 



6b 



Yes 



Yes 



Yes 



Yes 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



No 



For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Int ructions for Form 990 



Cat No 50053T 



Schedule J (Form 990) 2010 



Schedule J (Form 990) 2010 



Page 2 



Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, and Highest Compensated Employees. Use duplicate copies if additional space is needed. 



For each individual whose compensation must be reported in Schedule J, report compensation from the organization on row (i) and from related organizations, described in the 
instructions on row (n) Do not list any individuals that are not listed on Form 990, Part VII 

Note. The sum of columns (B)(i)-(iii) must equal the applicable column (D) or column (E) amounts on Form 990, Part VII, line la 



(A) Name 




(B) Breakdown of W-2 and/or 1099-MISC compensation 


(C) Retirement and 
other deferred 
compensation 


(D) Nontaxable 
benefits 


(E) Total of columns 
(B)O)-(D) 


(F) Compensation 




(i) Base 
compensation 


(ii) Bonus & 

incentive 
compensation 


(iii) Other 

reportable 

compensation 


reported in prior 
Form 990 or 
Form 990-EZ 


(1) WAYNE LAPIERRE 


00 


674,117 


132,008 


29,344 


92,913 


41,918 


970,300 




(2) CHRIS W COX 


00 


478,033 


91,560 


18,819 


41,891 


35,825 


666,128 




(3) WILSON H 
PHILLIPS JR 


00 


401,384 


92,156 


25,798 


103,460 


26,747 


649,545 




(4) KAYNE B 
ROBINSON 


00 


418,893 


88,595 


519,729 


18,130 


33,838 


1,079,185 


175,170 


(5) EDWARD J LAND JR 


00 


358,117 


44,819 


9,591 


18,130 


31,705 


462,362 




(6) TYLER SCHROPP 


00 


359,289 


75,000 


8,187 


14,700 


45,120 


502,296 




(7) MARY CORRIGAN 


00 


324,416 




4,752 


28,868 


5,961 


363,997 




(8) JOSEPH GRAHAM 


00 


229,116 


100,000 


23,358 


18,130 


26,135 


396,739 




(9) MICHAEL 
MARCELLIN 


00 


149,680 


176,546 


18,876 


18,130 


33,628 


396,860 




(10) ROBERT 
MARCARIO 


00 


218,290 


29,242 


3,225 


14,011 


34,064 


298,832 




(11) DAVID BUTZ 


00 


151,033 










151,033 




(12) MARION P 
HAMMER 


00 


140,000 


50,000 








190,000 




( 13) 


















( 14) 


















( 15) 


















( 16) 



















Schedule J (Form 990) 2010 



Schedule J (Form 990) 2010 



Page 3 



Supplemental Information 



Complete this part to provide the information, explanation, or descriptions required for Part I, lines la, lb, 4c, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7, and 8 Also complete this part for any additional information 



Identifier 



Return 
Reference 



Explanation 



la 



CHARTER TRAVEL WAS USED ON OCCASIONS INVOLVING MULTIPLE EVENTS WHEN REDUCED AIRLINE SCHEDULES PRECLUDED OTHER OPT IONS 
THIS WAS PROPERLY EXCLUDED FROM TAXABLE COMPENSATION 



la 



CERTAIN COMPENSATION ELEMENTS WERE GROSSED UP ALL TAX GROSS-UPS WE RE PROPERLY INCLUDED IN TAXABLE COMPENSATION 



la 



CLUBS, SUCH AS SAFARI CLUB AND LUNCHEON CLUB, ARE USED FOR BUSINESS PURPOSES THIS WAS PROPERLY EXCLUDED FROM TAXABLE 
COMPENSATION 



4b 



THE 457F SE RV ICE CO ST INCLUDED IN DE FE RRED COMPENSATION FOR WAYNE LA PIERRE WAS 74, 7 83, FORCHRISW COX 23, 7 61, FORWILSONH 
PHILLIPS JR 85,3 30, AND FOR MARY CORRIGAN 10,7 38 THENRA DECIDES THE BENEFIT AMOUNT AND TIMEFRAME FOR VESTING FOR EACH 
PARTICIPANT THE 457FPLAN IS ALSO DESIGNED TO SUPPLEMENT THE CURRENT DEFINED BENEFIT PLAN WHERE CURRENT BENEFIT LAW CAUSES 
LOW REPLACEMENT RATIOS FOR SOME PARTICIPANTS 



II 
II 
II 



COLUMN E READER NOTE TOTAL COMPENSATION IN SCHEDULE J PART II COLUMN E SHOULD NOT BE EXPECTED TO TIE TO 990 PART VII 
COMPENSATION TOTALS PER EMPLOYEE DUE TO DIFFERENT DEFINITIONS AND EXCLUSIONS 



COLUMN Bui OTHER REPORTABLE COMPEN SA TIO N IN TAXABLE WAGES INCLUDES 457B, AUTO AND LIFE BENE FITS IN ADDITION, FORKAYNE 
ROBINSON IT INCLUDES VESTING AND ONE-TIME DISTRIBUTION OF DEFERRED COMPENSATION AS REQUIRED BY REGULATIONS 



COLUMN C INCLUDES THE EMPLOYER- PAID PORTIONS OF THE NRA DEFINED BENEFIT PLAN,401K PLAN, AND 457F PLAN 



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Schedule L 

(Form 990or990-EZ) 



Department of the Treasury 
Internal Revenue Service 



Transactions with Interested Persons 

►■ Complete if the organization answered 
"Yes" on Form 990, Part IV, lines 25a, 25b, 26, 27, 28a, 28b, or 28c, 

or Form 990-EZ, Part V lines 38a or 40b. 
►■ Attach to Form 990 or Form 990-EZ. ►-See separate instructions. 



0MB No 1545-0047 



2010 



Open to Public 
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Name of the organization 

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 



Employer identification number 



53-0116130 



Excess Benefit Transactions (section 501(c)(3) and section 501 (c)(4) organizations only). 

Complete if the organization answered "Yes" on Form 990, Part IV, line 2 5a or 2 5b, or Form 990-EZ, Part V, line 40b 



1 (a) Name of disqualified person 


(b) Description of transaction 


(c) Corrected 7 


Yes 


No 



















































2 Enter the amount of tax imposed on the organization managers or disqualified persons during the year under 
section 4958 ^ 



3 Enter the amount of tax, if any, on line 2, above, reimbursed by the organization 



Loans to and/or From Interested Persons. 

Complete if the organization answered "Yes" on Form 990, Part IV, line 26, or Form 990-EZ, Part V, line 38a 



(a) Name of interested person and 
purpose 


(b) Loan to 

or from the 

organization 7 


(c)O nginal 
principal amount 


(d)Balance due 


(e)In 

default 7 


(f) 

A pproved 
by board or 
committee 7 


(g)Wntten 
agreement 7 




To 


From 


Yes 


No 


Yes 


No 


Yes 


No 






































































































































Total ► $ 

























likYimt Grants or Assistance Bene 


fitting Interested Persons. 

nswered "Yes" on Form 990, Part IV, line 27. 


Complete if the organization a 


(a) Name of interested person 


(b)Relationship between interested person 
and the organization 


(c)A mount of grant or type of assistance 







































For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the 
Instructions for Form 990 or 990-EZ. 



Cat No 50056A 



Schedule L (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2010 



Schedule L (Form 990 or990-EZ)2010 



Page 2 



Business Transactions Involving Interested Persons. 

Complete if the organization answered "Yes" on Form 990, Part IV, line 28a, 28b, or 28c. 



(a) Name of interested person 


(b) Relationship 

between interested 

person and the 

organization 


(c) A mount of 
transaction 


(d) Description of transaction 


(e) Sharing of 

organization's 

revenues 7 




Yes 


No 


(1) MARION HAMMER 


DIRECTOR 


190,000 


CONSULTING 




No 


(2) DAVID BUTZ 


DIRECTOR 


151,033 


CONSULTING 




No 



















































Supplemental Information 

Complete this part to provide additional information for responses to questions on Schedule L (see instructions) 



Identifier 



Return Reference 



Explanation 



Schedule L (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2010 



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SCHEDULE O 

(Form990or990-EZ) 

Department of the Treasury 
Internal Revenue Service 



Supplemental Information to Form 990 or 990-EZ 

Complete to provide information for responses to specific questions on 

Form 990 or to provide any additional information. 

►■ Attach to Form 990 or 990-EZ. 



0MB No 1545-0047 



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Open to Public 
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Name of the organization 

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 



Employer identification number 

53-0116130 



Identifier 


Return 
Reference 


Explanation 


Form 990 
Parti 


7 


READER NOTE THE 990 COVER PAGE SHOWS GROSS UNRELATED BUSINESS REVENUE ON LINE 7A AND 
NEGATIVE UNRELATED BUSINESS TAXABLE INCOME ON LINE 7B BECAUSE RELATED EXPENSES EXCEEDED 
REVENUE IN THE YEAR 2010 FOR UNRELATED BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 



Identifier 


Return Reference 


Explanation 


Form 990 Part VI 


6 


NRA ISA MEMBERSHIP ASSOCIATION 



Identifier 


Return Reference 


Explanation 


Form 990 Part VI 


7a 


NRA MEMBERS ELECT ALL 76 MEMBERS OF THE NRA BOARD OF DIRECTORS 



Identifier 


Return 
Reference 


Explanation 


Form 990 Part 
VI 


7b 


CERTAIN BOARD DECISIONS ARE SUBJECT TO MEMBERSHIP APPROVAL PER BYLAWS AND NEW YORK 
NOT FOR PROFIT CORPORATE LAW 



Identifier 


Return 
Reference 


Explanation 


Form 990 Part 
VI 


11a 




FORM 990 IS REVIEWED BY EXTERNAL AUDITING FIRM AND THE NRA BOARD AUDIT COMMITTEE 
BEFORE IT IS FILED WITH THE IRS 



Identifier 


Return 
Reference 


Explanation 


Form 990 
Part VI 


19 


NRA BYLAWS AND CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ARE MAILED UPON REQUEST NRA 
DOES NOT MAKE INTERNAL OPERATING POLICIES AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC 



Identifier 



Return Reference 



Explanation 



Form 990 Part VI 



12c 



ANNUAL FILINGS BY ALL BOARD MEMBERS ARE REVIEWED BY THE NRA AUDIT COMMITTEE 



Identifier 


Return 
Reference 


Explanation 


Form 990 
Part VI 


15a, 15b 




COMPENSATION IS REVIEWED BY BOARD COMPENSATION COMMITTEE AND INDEPENDENT COMPENSATION 
AND BENEFITS CONSULTING FIRM INCLUDING BENCHMARKING AND INDUSTRY BEST PRACTICES 



Identifier 


Return 
Reference 


Explanation 


Form 990 
Part VII 




OFFICERS OF THE NRA ALSO SPEND TIME SERVING ON BOARDS OF THE NRA CHARITABLE AFFILIATES AS 
DISCLOSED IN THE FOLLOWING LIST NRA PRESIDENT RON SCHMEITS SPENDS 1 ADDITIONAL HOUR PER WEEK 
ON NRA FOUNDATION AND NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND NRA 1ST VICE PRESIDENT JIM PORTER SPENDS 1 
ADDITIONAL HOUR PER WEEK ON NRA FOUNDATION, NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND, AND NRA CIVIL 
RIGHTS DEFENSE FUND WAYNE LAPIERRE SPENDS 1 ADDITIONAL HOUR PER WEEK ON NRA FOUNDATION 
CHRIS W COX SPENDS 1 ADDITIONAL HOUR PER WEEK ON NRA FREEDOM ACTION FOUNDATION WILSON H 
PHILLIPS JR SPENDS 1 ADDITIONAL HOUR PER WEEK ON EACH OF NRA FOUNDATION, NRA SPECIAL 
CONTRIBUTION FUND, NRA CIVIL RIGHTS DEFENSE FUND, AND NRA FREEDOM ACTION FOUNDATION KAYNE 
ROBINSON SPENDS 1 ADDITIONAL HOUR PER WEEK ON NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND 



Identifier 


Return 
Reference 


Explanation 


Form 990 
Part VII 




OTHER MEMBERS OF THE NRA BOARD ALSO SPEND TIME ON BOARDS OF CHARITABLE AFFILIATES AS 
FOLLOWS, AT APPROXIMATELY 1 ADDITIONAL HOUR PER WEEK PER ENTITY JOEALLBAUGH ON NRA 
FOUNDATION THOMAS ARVAS ON NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND BILL BACHENBERG ON NRA FOUNDATION 
CAROL BAMBERY ON NRA CIVIL RIGHTS DEFENSE FUND DAVID BENNETT ON NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND 
BILL CARTER ON NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND ALLAN CORS ON NRA FOUNDATION CHARLES COTTON ON 
NRA CIVIL RIGHTS DEFENSE FUND BOB COTTROL ON NRA CIVIL RIGHTS DEFENSE FUND JOHN CUSHMAN ON 
NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND BILL DALEY ON NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND AND NRA CIVIL RIGHTS 
DEFENSE FUND SANDY FROMAN ON NRA FOUNDATION BUZ MILLS ON NRA FOUNDATION CLETA MITCHELL ON 
NRA FREEDOM ACTION FOUNDATION BOB SANDERS ON NRA CIVIL RIGHTS DEFENSE FUND JOHN SIGLER ON 
NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND AND NRA FOUNDATION 



Identifier 


Return 
Reference 


Explanation 


Form 990 Part 
VII 




CONTINUED FROM ABOVE BOB VIDEN ON NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND HAROLD VOLKMER ON 
NRA CIVIL RIGHTS DEFENSE FUND 



Identifier 


Return 
Reference 


Explanation 


Form 990 
Part VII 




READER NOTE 990 PART VII SECTION B TOTAL COMPENSATION TO INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR INFOCISION 
SHOULD NOT BE EXPECTED TO TIE TO SCHEDULE G DISCLOSURE OF COMPENSATION TO INFOCISION AS A PAID 
FUND RAISING SOLICITOR, BECAUSE 990 PART VII SECTION B REPORTS TOTAL COMPENSATION FOR ALL 
WORK INCLUDING BOTH MEMBERSHIP PROCESSING AND SOLICITATION OF CONTRIBUTIONS, WHEREAS 
SCHEDULE G DISCLOSES VENDOR COMPENSATION SPECIFICALLY FOR SOLICITATION OF CONTRIBUTIONS 



Identifier 


Return 
Reference 


Explanation 


Form 990 
PartX 




READER NOTE REGARDING THE NRA BALANCE SHEET DEFERRED COSTS AND DEFERRED REVENUES RELATED 
TO MEMBERSHIP ACQUISITION AND RENEWAL ARE ACCOUNTING ENTRIES REQUIRED UNDER GENERALLY 


ACCEPTED ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES DEFERRED REVENUE FOR DUES IS NOTA LIABILITY, AS IT RECOGNIZES 
REVENUE TO BE COLLECTED IN FUTURE AND MATCHED WITH FUTURE SERVICES PROVIDED TO NRA MEMBERS 
DUES REVENUE IS RECOGNIZED OVER THE LIFE OF THE MEMBERSHIP 



Identifier 


Return 
Reference 


Explanation 


Form 990 
Part III 


4e 


OTHER PROGRAM SERVICES INCLUDE MEMBERSHIP SERVICES, PUBLIC AFFAIRS, ANNUAL MEETING AND 
MEMBERS EXHIBIT HALL, EXECUTIVE, ADVANCEMENT, AND ADMIN PROGRAM EXPENSES 



Identifier 


Return 
Reference 


Explanation 


Form 990 
Part XI 


5 


RECONCILIATION INCLUDES ADJUSTMENT FOR AGENCY TRANSACTIONS, UNREALIZED GAINSLOSSES ON 
INVESTMENTS AND DERIVATIVE INSTRUMENT, AND ACCOUNTING PROCEDURE VALUATION ADJUSTMENT TO 
PENSION PLAN 



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(Form 990) 


. 




0MB No 1545-0047 


Related Organizations and Unrelated Partnerships 

►■ Complete if the organization answered "Yes" to Form 990, Part IV, line 33, 34, 35, 36, or 37. 
►■ Attach to Form 990. ►■ See separate instructions. 


2010 


Department of the Treasury 
Internal Revenue Service 


Open to Public 1 
Inspection | 


Name of the organization 

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 


Employer identification number 

53-0116130 



l^llll Identification of Disreqarded Entities ("Complete 


if the organization answered "Yes" on Form 990, Part IV, line 33.) 




(a) 

Name, address, and EIN of disregarded entity 


(b) 

Primary activity 


(c) 

Legal domicile (state 
or foreign country) 


(d) 

Total income 


(e) 

End-of-year assets 


(0 

Direct controlling 
entity 











































































Identification of Related Tax-Exempt Organizations (Complete 
or more related tax-exempt organizations during the tax year.) 



if the organization answered "Yes" on Form 990, Part IV, line 34 because it had one 



(a) 

Name, address, and EIN of related organization 


(b) 

Primary activity 


(c) 

Legal domicile (state 
or foreign country) 


(d) 

Exempt Code section 


(e) 

Public chanty status 
(if section 501(c)(3)) 


(0 

Direct controlling 
entity 


(g) 

Section 512(b)(13) 

controlled 

organization 




Yes 


No 


(1) NRA FOUNDATION INC 

11250 WAPLES MILL RD 

FAIRFAX, VA 22030 
52-1710886 


CHARITABLE 


DC 


501c3 


LINE 7 


NRA 


Yes 




(2) NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND 

PO BOX 700 

RATON, NM 87740 
23-7367534 


CHARITABLE 


NM 


501c3 


LINE 11-TYPE I 


NRA 


Yes 




(3) NRA CIVIL RIGHTS DEFENSE FUND 

11250 WAPLES MILL RD 

FAIRFAX, VA 22030 
52-1136665 


CHARITABLE 


VA 


501c3 


LINE 7 


NRA 


Yes 




(4) NRA FREEDOM ACTION FOUNDATION 

11250 WAPLES MILL RD 

FAIRFAX, VA 22030 
26-1277941 


CHARITABLE 


VA 


501c3 


LINE 7 


NRA 


Yes 





















































For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990. 



Cat No 50135Y 



Schedule R (Form 990) 2010 



Schedule R (Form 990) 2010 



Page 2 



Identification of Related Organizations Taxable as a Partnership (Complete if the organization answered "Yes" on Form 990, Part IV, line 34 
because it had one or more related organizations treated as a partnership during the tax year.) 



(a) 

Name, address, and EIN of 
related organization 


(b) 

Primary activity 


(c) 

Legal 
domicile 
(state or 
foreign 
country) 


(d) 

Direct controlling 
entity 


(e) 

Predominant income 

(related, unrelated, 

excluded from tax 

under sections 512- 

514) 


(0 

Share of total income 


(g) 

Share of end-of-year 
assets 


(h) 

Disproprtionate 
allocations? 


(i) 

Code V-UBI 

amount in box 20 of 

Schedule K-l 

(Form 1065) 


u) 

General or 

managing 

partner? 


(k) 

Percentage 
ownership 




Yes 


No 


Yes 


No 



























































































































































































Identification of Related Organizations Taxable as a Corporation or Trust (Complete if the organization answered "Yes" on Form 990, Part IV, 
line 34 because it had one or more related organizations treated as a corporation or trust during the tax year.) 



(a) 

Name, address, and EIN of related organization 


(b) 

Primary activity 


(c) 

Legal domicile 
(state or 
foreign 
country) 


(d) 

Direct controlling 
entity 


(e) 

Type of entity 

(C corp, S corp, 

or trust) 


(0 

Share of total income 


(g) 

Share of 

end-of-year 

assets 


(h) 

Percentage 
ownership 



















































































































Schedule R (Form 990) 2010 



Schedule R (Form 990) 2010 



Page 3 



Transactions With Related Organizations (Complete if the organization answered "Yes" on Form 990, Part IV, line 34, 35, 35A, or 36.) 





Note. Complete line 1 ifany entity is listed in Parts II, III orlV 
unng the tax year, did the organization engage in any of the following transactions with one or more related organizations listed in Parts II-IV 7 
Receipt of (i) interest (ii) annuities (iii) royalties (iv) rent from a controlled entity 
Gift, grant, or capital contribution to other organization(s) 
Gift, grant, or capital contribution from other organization(s) 
Loans or loan guarantees to or for other organization(s) 
Loans or loan guarantees by other organization(s) 

Sale ofassets to other organization(s) 
Purchase of assets from other org anization(s) 
Exchange of assets 
Lease of facilities, equipment, or other assets to other organization(s) 

Lease of facilities, equipment, or other assets from other organization(s) 

Performance of services or membership or fund raising solicitations for other org am zation(s) 
Performance of services or membership or fund raising solicitations by other org anization(s) 
Sharing of facilities, equipment, mailing lists, or other assets 
Sharing of paid employees 

Reimbursement paid to other organization for expenses 
Reimbursement paid by other organization for expenses 

Other transfer of cash or property to other org anization(s) 
Other transfer of cash or property from other org anization(s) 




Yes 


No 


1 D 








a 


la 


Yes 




b 


lb 




No 


c 


lc 


Yes 




d 


Id 




No 


e 


le 




No 










f 


If 




No 


g 


ig 




No 


h 


lh 




No 


i 


li 




No 










j 


lj 




No 


k 


Ik 




No 


1 


11 




No 


m 


lm 




No 


n 


In 


Yes 












o 


lo 




No 


P 


lp 


Yes 












q 


lq 




No 


r 


lr 




No 



2 If the answer to any of the above is "Yes," see the instructions for information on who must complete this line, including covered relationships and transaction thresholds 



(a) 

Name of other organization 


(b) 

Transaction 
type(a-r) 


(c) 

Amount involved 


(d) 

Method of determining amount involved 


(1) NRA FOUNDATION INC 


c 


12,573,541 


ACTUAL COST 


(2) NRA FOUNDATION INC 


n 


4,126,180 


ACTUAL COST 


(3) NRA FOUNDATION INC 


P 


5,066,935 


ACTUAL COST 


(4) NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND 


a 


120,000 


ACTUAL COST 


(5) NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND 


P 


328,252 


ACTUAL COST 


(6) NRA CIVIL RIGHTS DEFENSE FUND 


P 


59,825 


ACTUAL COST 



Schedule R (Form 990) 2010 



Schedule R (Form 990) 2010 



Page 4 



Unrelated Organizations Taxable as a Partnership (Complete if the organization answered "Yes" on Form 990, Part IV, line 37.) 



Provide the following information for each entity taxed as a partnership through which the organization conducted more than five percent of its activities (measured by total assets or gross 
revenue) that was not a related organization See instructions regarding exclusion for certain investment partnerships 



(a) 

Name, address, and EIN of entity 


(b) 

Primary activity 


(c) 

Legal domicile 

(state or foreign 

country) 


(d) 

Are all 

partners 

section 

501(c)(3) 

organizations? 


(e) 

Share of 

end-of-year 

assets 


(0 

Disproprtionate 
allocations? 


(g) 

Code V-UBI 

amount in box 

20 of Schedule K-l 

(Form 1065) 


(h) 

General or 

managing 

partner? 




Yes 


No 


Yes 


No 


Yes 


No 



































































































































































































































































































































































Schedule R (Form 990) 2010 



Schedule R (Form 990) 2010 



Page 5 



Supplemental Information 

Complete this part to provide additional information for responses to questions on Schedule R (see instructions) 



Identifier 



Return Reference 



Explanation 



Schedule R (Form 990) 2010 



Additional Data 



Return to Form 



Software ID 

Software Version 

EIN 

Name 



10000149 

2010.2.15 

53-0116130 

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 



Form 990, Schedule R, Part V - Transactions With Related Organizations 



(a) 

Name of other organization 


(b) 

Transaction 
type(a-r) 


(c) 

A mount Involved 
($) 


(d) 

Method of determining 
amount involved 


(1) NRA FOUNDATION INC 


c 


12,573,541 


ACTUAL COST 


(2) NRA FOUNDATION INC 


n 


4,126,180 


ACTUAL COST 


(3) NRA FOUNDATION INC 


P 


5,066,935 


ACTUAL COST 


(4) NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND 


a 


120,000 


ACTUAL COST 


(5) NRA SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION FUND 


P 


328,252 


ACTUAL COST 


(6) NRA CIVIL RIGHTS DEFENSE FUND 


P 


59,825 


ACTUAL COST 



Additional Data 



Software ID 

Software Version 

EIN 

Name 



10000149 

2010.2.15 

53-0116130 

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 



Form 990, Part VII - Compensation of Officers, Directors,Trustees, Key Employees, Highest 
Compensated Employees, and Independent Contractors 



(A) 

Name and Title 


(B) 

Average 

hours 

per 

week 


(C) 

Position (check all 
that apply) 


(D) 

Reportable 

compensation 

from the 

organization (W- 

2/1099-MISC) 


(E) 

Reportable 

compensation 

from related 

organizations 

(W- 2/1099- 

MISC) 


(F) 

Estimated 

amount of other 

compensation 

from the 

organization and 

related 

organizations 


II 

n a. 
o c 

-* .-1- 

C 

i— H 

IT 
IT 


a 




7T 

ID 

3 
o 

0> 


ID O 
O 

' 

■a 

I! 

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-n 
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WAYNE LAPIERRE 
EXEC VP 


57 00 






X 








835,469 





125,615 


CHRIS W COX 
EXEC DIR, ILA 


57 00 






X 








588,412 





70,796 


WILSON H PHILLIPS JR 
TREASURER 


52 00 






X 








519,338 





124,168 


KAYNE B ROBINSON 

EXEC DIR, GENERAL OPERATIONS 


50 00 






X 








1,027,217 





45,056 


EDWARD J LAND JR 
SECRETARY 


50 00 






X 








412,527 





45,832 


RONALD L SCHMEITS 
PRESIDENT 


20 00 


X 




X 

















DAVID A KEENE 

1ST VICE PRESIDENT 


20 00 


X 




X 

















JAMES W PORTER II 
2ND VICE PRESIDENT 


20 00 


X 




X 

















TYLER SCHROPP 

EXEC DIRECTOR, ADVANCEMENT 


52 00 










X 




442,476 





54,463 


MARY CORRIGAN 
CHIEF OF STAFF 


40 00 










X 




329,168 





30,373 


JOSEPH GRAHAM 
DIRECTOR, PUBLICATIONS 


40 00 










X 




352,474 





40,832 


MICHAEL MARCELLIN 
MANAGING DIRECTOR 


40 00 










X 




345,102 





49,348 


ROBERT MARCARIO 
DIRECTOR, MEMBERSHIP 


40 00 










X 




250,757 





44,773 


JOE M ALLBAUGH 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















WILLIAM H ALLEN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















THOMAS P ARVAS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















SCOTT L BACH 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















WILLIAM A BACHENBERG 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















FE BACHHUBER JR 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















M CAROL BAMBERRY 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















BOB BARR 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















RONNIE G BARRETT 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















CLEL BAUDLER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















DAVID E BENNETT III 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















J KENNETH BLACKWELL 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 






















Form 990, Part VII - Compensation of Officers, Directors,Trustees, Key Employees, Highest 
Compensated Employees, and Independent Contractors 



(A) 

Name and Title 


(B) 

Average 

hours 

per 

week 


(C) 

Position (check all 
that apply) 


(D) 

Reportable 

compensation 

from the 

organization (W- 

2/1099-MISC) 


(E) 

Reportable 

compensation 

from related 

organizations 

(W- 2/1099- 

MISC) 


(F) 

Estimated 

amount of other 

compensation 

from the 

organization and 

related 

organizations 


II 

n a. 
o c 

-* .-1- 

C 

i— H 

IT 
IT 


3 




m 

3 

o 
m 


3- 

* .-. 

(Q o 

o 

' 

G. 


g 




MATT BLUNT 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















DAN BOREN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















ROBERT K BROWN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















PETE BROWNELL 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















JOHN P BURTT 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















DAVID BUTZ 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 












151,033 








J WILLIAM CARTER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















RICHARD CHILDRESS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















PATRICIA A CLARK 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















ALLAN D CORS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















CHARLES L COTTON 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















DAVID G COY 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















LARRY E CRAIG 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















JOHN L CUSHMAN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















WILLIAM H DAILEY 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















JOSEPH P DEBERGALISJR 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















DONN C DIBIASIO 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















MANUEL FERNANDEZ 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















EDIE P FLEEMAN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















JOEL FRIEDMAN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















SANDRA S FROMAN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 












45,180 








TOM GAINES 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















JAMES S GILMORE III 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















MARION P HAMMER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 












190,000 








GRAHAM HILL 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 






















Form 990, Part VII - Compensation of Officers, Directors,Trustees, Key Employees, Highest 
Compensated Employees, and Independent Contractors 



(A) 

Name and Title 


(B) 

Average 

hours 

per 

week 


(C) 

Position (check all 
that apply) 


(D) 

Reportable 

compensation 

from the 

organization (W- 

2/1099-MISC) 


(E) 

Reportable 

compensation 

from related 

organizations 

(W- 2/1099- 

MISC) 


(F) 

Estimated 

amount of other 

compensation 

from the 

organization and 

related 

organizations 


II 

n a. 
o c 

-* .-1- 

C 

i— H 

IT 
IT 


3 




m 

3 

o 
m 


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g 




STEVE HORNADY 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















SUSAN HOWARD 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















ROY INNIS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















H JOAQUIN JACKSON 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















CURTIS S JENKINS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















D CYNTHIA JULIEN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















TOM KING 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















HERBERT A LANFORD JR 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















KARL A MALONE 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















CAROLYN D MEADOWS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















JOHN F MILIUS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















BILL MILLER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















OWEN P MILLS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















CLETA MITCHELL 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















GROVER G NORQUIST 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















OLIVER L NORTH 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















JOHNNY NUGENT 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















TED NUGENT 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















LANCE OLSEN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 












90,000 








TIMOTHY W PAWOL 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















PETER J PRINTZ 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















TODD J RATHNER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















WAYNE ANTHONY ROSS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















CARL T ROWAN JR 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















DON SABA 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 






















Form 990, Part VII - Compensation of Officers, Directors,Trustees, Key Employees, Highest 
Compensated Employees, and Independent Contractors 



(A) 

Name and Title 


(B) 

Average 

hours 

per 

week 


(C) 

Position (check all 
that apply) 


(D) 

Reportable 

compensation 

from the 

organization (W- 

2/1099-MISC) 


(E) 

Reportable 

compensation 

from related 

organizations 

(W- 2/1099- 

MISC) 


(F) 

Estimated 

amount of other 

compensation 

from the 

organization and 

related 

organizations 


II 

n a. 
o c 

-* .-1- 

C 

i— H 

IT 
IT 


3 




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m 

3 

o 
m 


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g 




ROBERT E SANDERS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















STEVEN C SCHREINER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















HAROLD W SCHROEDER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















TOM SELLECK 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















JOHN C SIGLER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















DWIGHT D VAN HORN 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















ROBERT L VIDEN JR 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















HOWARD J WALTER 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















JD WILLIAMS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















DENNIS L WILLING 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















ROBERT J WOS 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X 





















DONALD E YOUNG 
DIRECTOR 


1 00 


X